October 22, 2020

Strand Film writer, Isis Hope Lloyd sat down with Caris Rianne (writer, director, producer and founder of Rianne Pictures) in preparation for their Women X Film Festival this weekend. Caris, who started her production company nearly 7 years ago, at the age of 22, share...

October 16, 2020

Jennifer Sheridan is a director to watch. Originally an editor who worked on shows like League of Gentlemen, she's since made many shorts and a five-part television series called The Snow Spider. Her feature length directorial debut Rose: A Love Story is a heart wrench...

October 13, 2020

My lockdown experience (similar to the mass public’s) invited hours of inevitable scrolling through Instagram and Tik Tok. We witnessed a whirlwind of coffee-whipping, brush-passing, and dance challenges. Digital media became the new form of escapism allowing the rise...

October 12, 2020

Ahead of the UK premiere of Bassam Tariq’s first full-length feature film, Strand sat down with Tariq to chat about about identity, culture and belongingness, themes explored in Mogul Mowgli (2020).   


The film co-written by Tariq and Riz Ahmed fol...

September 27, 2020

In a changing global story that is perforated with major health calamities, human rights abuses, and important socio-political issues, it seems impossible to find hope in the figures of authority in front of us. Change can feel glacial, and campaigning for it - even sl...

September 16, 2020

Lost at Sea: My Dad’s Last Journey, directed by Johnny Burke and distributed by Channel 4 is about Louis Bird and his father, Peter Bird, a pioneer in Ocean rowing and adventuring. Peter Bird rowed the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Australia in 1982, and was the...

This piece originally appeared in the Strand Magazine's Summer 2020 Issue.

It’s 2am on a Tuesday night.

We’re scouring Spotify for a distinct low-fi playlist. In uni-student terms: something chill – something vibey, for another all-nighter. The first few soft strums of p...

July 30, 2020

This piece originally appeared in the Strand Magazine's Summer 2020 Issue

Replikka 3A3 by Handi Kim

Graphic Designer Handi Kim is a ‘loud’ artist. She makes sure to share a part of herself in her colourful, vibrant artwork in order to ensure it reaches the hearts of her...

June 18, 2020

Before COVID hit the fan, it was hard enough to garner support and attention for charities. Lets.Give is an incredible support initiative created by Naomie "Morenita" Coronado and presided by Morea Sabido. Running on the donated time, energy and skills of volunteers, L...

This piece originally appeared in the Strand Magazine's April 2020 "The Female Empowerment" Issue

A recent exhibition at the Tate Modern highlights the work of the anonymous group ‘Guerrilla Girls’. Through donning gorilla masks, this group of artists post blazing...

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