‘Anamnesis’: An Hybrid Documentary

Remembering the trauma of my best friends death does not come easily, and sometimes, not at all. Memory is fickle at the best of times. In my film using found footage I retell the past trauma of a childhood tragedy, but find myself ambushed by my own heart, spinning a yarn of white lies andContinue reading “‘Anamnesis’: An Hybrid Documentary”

Being Near The End

There’s still an unconscious counter in my head that resets to 36 and counts down every time I shoot a new roll of film. When I have a camera up in front of my face, the world is contained in a tiny rectangle; my perception of depth is altered—one eye is closed—and my concerns are on focus, exposure and composition.

Quaaludes: The forgotten victory in the War on Drugs

  
Yesterday’s resignation of the Head of the Drugs Enforcement Administration (DEA), Michele Leonhart, amid sex scandals and bitter conflicts with Obama’s White House, comes at a time when the agency should be looking back at their golden years. Thirty years ago Reagan’s DEA were, for a change, on the winning side in the ‘War onContinue reading “Quaaludes: The forgotten victory in the War on Drugs”