The changing America of the 60s examined by Simon and Garfunkel through footage of their 1969 tour, intimate backstage conversation and newsreels.
In 1951, scientists removed cancerous cells from American Henrietta Lacks just before she died in the hope that they held the secret of how to conquer cancer. The cells have been growing ever since and there are now billions in laboratories all over the world. This film tells how many believe they hold the key to conquering cancer.
Hawkins was an original film for BBC Television about a man who lives a double life, as a Nietzschean Philosophy Lecturer and as a Detective who is fascinated by lowlife and criminal mentalities.
Visualisation of Tony Harrison’s poem “V.”. V. is about the multiple meanings of the letter – victory, versus, verses, etc. Starting from an incident in a Leeds’ graveyard where the poet’s parents’ headstone has been defaced with graffiti, V. rises to a view of the divisions, antagonisms and aspirations within British society, and the poets own self.