Over at Birds Eye View HQ we’ve been busy making some changes to our Nest Membership scheme. With the help of our existing members we’ve been finding out what it really is that you want to get out of being part of this Birds Eye View network… Having taken all your messages into consideration, we’d like to announce a New Deal for Nest members. Read the full story
Articles from Tours
At a time when all most people have to go on when understanding life in Iran is Ben Affleck‘s Argo (filmed in Turkey by the way), Tina Gharavi‘s I Am Nasrine is indeed, as Sir Ben Kingsley put it, “an important and much needed film.” This was happily recognised last year when the film bagged a BAFTA nomination – something that has set Gharavi on quite a different path than the one she’d been expecting.
BEVer Emily Vermont caught up with Tina to find out more about the making of this brave and ambitious film, the real situation in Iran and what she’s learned in the process of making it. Read the full story
This Birds Eye View we’re taking you on a journey; a veritable adventure across lands far away, distant from the day-to-day realities of rainy London. By focusing on films from the MENA region, we’re bringing you a window into a vast diaspora of individual worlds; from rural Algeria to cosmopolitan Lebanon, revolutionary Egypt to Syria in the throes of civil war. First stop – North Africa. Let us take you on a tour. Read the full story
We were overjoyed to chat to emerging writer/director Sally El Hosaini back at our International Women’s Day Gala in March, where we got an exclusive sneak preview of her debut feature My Brother The Devil. Since then we’ve been itching for the UK release, and finally it’s here! So what better way to celebrate than to put on yet another BEV preview for our friends and followers? Read the full story
On 13th August 2012, Disney Pixar will break with tradition with the release of their latest feature length animation, Brave. With Brenda Chapman at the helm, this new title marks the first Pixar film to be co-directed and co-written by a woman. Read the full story