Theatre and Censorship panel - Guildhall School & Shakespeare's Globe

Theatre Censorship: Still Alive and Kicking?

On 26 September 1968, the Theatres Act abolished a censorship that had controlled plays in Great Britain since 1737. Fifty years on, how free are our performing arts?

A still from The Force, Human Rights Watch Film Festival

Human Rights Watch: The Force (15*) + ScreenTalk

A deep look inside the troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, and civil unrest after the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 

A still from The Poetess, Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch: The Poetess (15*) + ScreenTalk

Saudi poetess Hissa Hilal made headlines around the world as the first woman to reach the finals of the Arab world’s biggest televised poetry competition, “Million’s Poet.” 

A still from Insha'Allah Deno

Human Rights Watch: Insha'Allah Democracy (15*) + ScreenTalk

Caught between religious hardliners and a secular leader who used to be a military dictator, Mo Naqvi must work out how to best cast his vote in the Pakistani elections.