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Visual response to Raising Our Futures

July, 2020|

Raising Films commissioned Alex J Gardner, an artist and designer, to illustrate the responses to our Raising Our Futures initiative. Alex's gorgeous, powerful and we hope inspiring, linocut response is [...]

Robert Softley Gale on adaptability

July, 2020|

For our fourth provocation Robert Softley Gale, Artistic Director, Birds of Paradise Theatre Company shares his thoughts on adaptability across working life and parenting life. Over to Robert... A few weeks ago my twin boys [...]

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Stories from our community

On identity, film, parenting and caring

June, 2020|

Davina Quinlivan, Senior Lecturer in Film, Kingston School of Art, Kingston University, is a mother to two small boys and a carer for her elderly mother. In this piece Davina explains how and why [...]

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Manjinder Virk on creativity during lockdown

June, 2020|

On set for WITH LOVE FROM CALAIS; Annemarie Lean-Vercoe on camera, Manjinder directing her daughter, Lyla. Director Manjinder Virk shares her experience of making her latest film, 23 DAYS, entirely in lockdown with her [...]

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Making radio and being a parent

June, 2020|

Ruth Abrahams is an independent Radio Producer and Media Relations Manager whose radio series ‘The New Anatomy of Melancholy’ is currently running on BBC Radio 4. Dr Tamsyn Dent, Raising Films’ researcher, took some [...]