Film

Above the Skin: a look at exploring links between fashion and identity

Above the Skin is the space where clothes rest, and the space where our inner selves interact with the wider...
Arts/Culture / Fashion / Film / / Rife Editor

I Can't Breathe: This is a Cry of My People

Lionelle Nsarhaza's poetic short film, made in collaboration with other creatives, explores systemic racism from a personal perspective.

Purple Girls - a love letter to the women who raise us

Photographer and filmmaker Qezz Gill’s debut short film ‘Purple Girls’ is a visual celebration of womanhood.

Why big-budget stage-to-screen musicals are a big mistake

Lily is a self-confessed musicals fan, however she is not a fan of Hollywood's most recent takes on some West...
Arts/Culture / Film / Music / / Lily Konteh

Five YouTubers Raising the Bar

Join Sumaya as she discusses some of the YouTubers she feels are changing the game...

MUSLIMS, MUSLIMS, EVERYWHERE (in film and TV)

Your representation-starved go-to Muslim rounds up films and shows that make them feel seen.

The Films That Shaped Us: Six coming of age films for the modern teenager

The Rife team comes together to list their favourite coming-of-age films in celebration of the release of We the Animals, ...
Film / Fun Stuff/Lists / / Cohort 9

Watch Incubus: a retro-future comedy short that leaves reality behind

Louis reflects on his time at BFI Film Academy making his first film as part of a crew and bringing...
Bristol / Film / Upskilling / / Louis Joseph

Us, and what it reminded me about the magic of black survival

From fear to unexpected feelings, Asmaa talks about how important black horror really is.
Film / Social Issues / / Asmaa Jama