CAN FILMS MAKE A DIFFERENCE? : Brian Woods talks documentary

CAN FILMS MAKE A DIFFERENCE? : Brian Woods talks documentary

Wednesday, 28 November, 2018
6.30pm

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With extraordinary television films like Behind Closed Doors, on domestic violence, leading documentary producer Brian Woods has challenged audiences to confront issues of human rights from around the world for twenty- five years. Come to Cambridge for this essential RTS East event, supported by StoryLab, at Anglia Ruskin University, on Wednesday 28th November at 6.30p.m.  A reception will follow the talk. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance as places are limited: apply to rtseast@rts.org.uk

Brian Woods has been a committed human rights documentary maker and producer for a quarter of a century. He founded his company True Vision in 1995; their mission is to make films on social issues that matter. Character led narratives are used to powerful effect to engage the audience with challenging themes and perspectives from around the world. Recent multiple award- winning films include Catching a Killer, Behind Closed Doors, My Son the Jihadi and Britain's Refugee Children. True Vision’s most recent film is Child of Mine, filmed at the UCLH and Rosie Hospital by director Katie Rice and broadcast on Channel 4 Television on October 18th. He is also committed to bringing on new talent, with directors like Anna Hall and Jezza Neumann making films. True Visions awards include six Emmies, a Bafta, two US Peabody awards and The Amnesty International Documentary Award amongst others.

At the event, he will be in conversation with Dr Catherine Elliott who leads the MA Film and Television Production course at Cambridge School of Creative Industries, Anglia Ruskin University. She has made numerous hard-hitting documentaries for the BBC and Channel Four over the last twenty years.

 

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO CAR PARKING ON SITE AND THERE IS NO ON STREET PARKING. Nearest public car park is at the Grafton Centre.  Nearest train station is CAMBRIDGE: ARU is about a fifteen minute walk.

ANGLIA RUSKIN POSTCODE IS CB1 1PT.

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With extraordinary television films like Behind Closed Doors, on domestic violence, leading documentary producer Brian Woods has challenged audiences to confront issues of human rights from around the world for twenty- five years. Come to Cambridge for this essential RTS East event, supported by StoryLab, at Anglia Ruskin University, on Wednesday 28th November at 6.30p.m.  A reception will follow the talk. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance as places are limited: apply to rtseast@rts.org.uk