Little Woman: What Now? + Discussion with Berit Hedemann

April 17, 2010 / 1 comment

The Courthouse Hotel Cinema, 30th April 2010, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, £6.00/£8.00 A hymn to Pamela Anderson, the Norwegian economy and all the country’s 11 year old girls. From women’s magazine editors to a young bulimia sufferer, Berit Hedemann’s Little Woman explores the consequences of Norway’s oil-fuelled economic boom on its women. The piece provocatively cuts…

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Songs My Mother Taught Me + Discussion with Chris Brookes

April 17, 2010 / 1 comment

The Courthouse Hotel Cinema, 1st May 2010, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, £8.00/£6.00 Chris Brookes’ personal style of feature-making can be heard at its most intriguing – and at times most uncomfortable – in this “documentary novel” about war brides – women, including his own mother, who married allied servicemen stationed in Britain during World War II….

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Melting Point + Discussion with Nina Perry

April 17, 2010 / 0 comments

The Courthouse Hotel Cinema, 29th April 2010, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, £8.00/£6.00 A composed feature by Nina Perry exploring the environmental, cultural and musical significance of the icy landscapes of Greenland, Iceland and the Highlands of Scotland. Featuring the words of an Icelandic writer, a Greenlandic fisherman, a drama therapist and an ice-climbing fiddle-playing mountain rescuer…

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Review of In The Dark on Speechification

March 21, 2010 / 0 comments

“I’ve been saving this one up. Earlier this year I was asked (as a Representative of Speechification, no less) to attend an evening of speech radio in London. A group of about fifty – including some genuine speech radio royalty – gathered in a bar in King’s Cross to listen to a radio programme (one…

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Submit your short radio docs!

February 23, 2010 / 0 comments

In The Dark is currently accepting submissions of radio documentary/feature shorts (1-5 minutes) for a number of our forthcoming events. If you are interested in submitting a piece for consideration then please e-mail us through our contacts page, specifying “submission” in the subject line. Any subject matter or treatment is welcome – but please note:…

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“What’s Up, Docs?” article about In The Dark in The Sunday Times

February 7, 2010 / 0 comments

  “What makes people listen to the radio? Music, mainly. Followed by news. And, of course, drama — the national theatre of the air. Sport, certainly, especially football on Five Live and Test Match Special. Religion, too: Sunday gets 1m listeners every week, at a time (7.10am) when most people are thought to be asleep….

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In The Dark Launch Reviewed on the Radio 3 Blog

February 7, 2010 / 0 comments

  “We’ve a long interview with Martin Amis coming up in Night Waves next Thursday – the occasion of course is his new novel which is already stirring up debate and I’m looking forward to hearing his conversation with Philip Dodd. But it was something Martin Amis wrote some time ago that came to my mind…

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LIDF – 29th April- 8th May 2010

January 28, 2010 / 0 comments

After a successful launch night at The Hub in King’s Cross we are looking forward to hosting a number of events in association with Falling Tree Productions as part of the London International Documentary Festival from 29th April – 8th May 2010. Details should be confirmed by mid-February so do check back for updates!

In The Dark Launch @ The Hub, 26th January 2010

December 7, 2009 / 1 comment

2010 heralds the beginning of a new and exciting partnership between the London International Documentary Festival (LIDF) and In The Dark. Inspired by LIDF’s approach of encouraging conversation not just about film, but between different forms, styles and techniques of filmmaking, In The Dark will be hosting a series of events that will encourage audiences…

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