Month: December 2013

UK TV: YOUNG, BRITISH AND BROKE (WATCH FULL LENGTH BBC THREE DOCUMENTARY)

Former Pop World and T4 presenter Miquita Oliver who has experienced her own financial difficulties and was declared bankrupt several years ago, goes undercover in the documentary ‘Young, British and Broke’ to investigate Britain’s most controversial type of borrowing (payday loans) and meets people whose loans have spiralled out of control, sometimes with devastating results. But for every person she talks to who is desperate for cash to survive, there are others just after money for new clothes and parties. So how much []

BRITISH BLACK SHORT FILM: ‘SOME THINGS’ (TRAILER)

The world can be a cruel place and inner city London is no exception. When an innocent young girl becomes caught up in a world of abuse and emotional blackmail her life quickly spirals out of control. What happens when you feel betrayed by the very person who is supposed to protect you? What do you do? Who do you turn to? Inspired by true events this film is about when hope, courage, determination and faith just isn’t enough. … CLICK HERE []

UPDATE: DIGITAL HOLDING GIANT IAC FIRES PR DIRECTOR JUSTINE SACCO OVER RACIST TWEET

When senior director of corporate communications Justine Sacco’s plane lands somewhere in Africa later on today and she switches on her phone, the sound of the pit of her stomach dropping will be heard around the world. Sacco who works for IAC (the company owns Match.com and Vimeo) tweeted the following last night… A representative from IAC said in a statement:  “This is an outrageous, offensive comment that does not reflect the views and values of IAC. Unfortunately, the employee in question is unreachable []

BLACK BRITISH DOCUMENTARY: I’M A GUN (TRAILER)

This documentary is inspired by the book I’m A Gun. It addresses street violence and the psychological and physiological hold the nature of the gun has over our youths. Listen to some of our inspirational and out spoken members of our community share their views. Judging from the trailer nothing new is being said that I haven’t heard before or discussed with others on numerous occasions. But I guess the documentary’s target audience is today’s male black youth. However it is always good []