Vivesini, written and directed by Chennai based Bhavan Rajagopalan, takes the audiences on a journey of educational self-discovery, emphasising the importance of relationships, science and nature, but most of all, evolution. The film’s apt title, Vivesini, the Tamil word for ‘thinker’ or ‘enquirer’ has already triggered much worldwide discussion amongst the academic, political and film […]
UK Asian Film Festival has unveiled the full programme for its 24th edition. Presented by Tongues on Fire the festival will run from 4th – 15th May across the UK. Expect a bounty of film screenings, premieres, live events and industry panel discussions!
Heritage South Asian Hair Care Brand, Vatika UK, is continuing to challenge discrimination in the beauty and personal care Industry through its latest campaign #BeVisible – celebrating positive body image and the visible differences among us. #BeVisible follows in the footsteps of the brand’s previous award-winning campaign, Stronger Roots which sought to champion real women, […]
Following the success of her powerful and eye-opening documentary film, including a win for Best Documentary at the UK Asian Film Festival 2021 (UKAFF), I speak to talented documentary filmmaker, Sue Carpenter, about the narrative and creative process behind I Am Belmaya – a moving story of a Nepalese orphan who fights the patriarchal society […]
Traditional art of salt-making dates back thousands of years and it can take days, even weeks to produce a single batch. These traditions have been passed down from generation to generation throughout the years, however, in Northeast India, the art form is no longer practiced owing to the ease in buying mass produced commerical salt. […]
The UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF), the world’s longest running South Asian film festival outside India, is set to celebrate its 23rd birthday in its usual style as Covid restrictions ease across the country. The festival will launch on 26th May at the renown BFI Southbank with fantastic hybrid programme that will run at venues […]
Vatika UK, experts in South Asian hair and members of the Dabur Group, a world-leading ayurvedic and natural products company founded over 135 years ago, have launched their Stronger Roots campaign – celebrating real women and individuals through the challenges they have overcome and the empowerment they have felt through their hair. The Stronger Roots campaign marks a game-changing […]