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EIFF 2022: Children of the Mist Review

There is a moment in Diem Ha Lee’s 2021 Documentary Children of the Mist where the camera lingers on a shot of the blossom on a tree for a while, and at that moment a sense of hesitation seems present. The camerawoman seems intent on finding, and staying close to, some mark of beauty amongst what has, […]

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Unusual celebrations in an unusual year

The year 2020 was hard for a variety of reasons and for many students, it did not end on a particularly optimistic note. As more lockdown restrictions were placed due to a new and easily spread variant of the virus, the majority of people were forced to change their plans for the holiday period. Consequently, […]

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Afghan designers: breaking the norms of traditional fashion

Paris, Milan, London, New York: these are the cities that pop into most minds when one thinks of the fashion capitals of the world. Yet taboo-breaking ideas and innovative new fashion are not restricted to these places, as designers from Afghanistan have been proving over the last few years. Rahiba Rahimi is a 25 year […]