As the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches on the 9th November, VIRTUALLY HISTORY utilises the latest technology and research to bring the past to life – bringing those that found ingenious (and claustrophobic) ways to cross the East/West Berlin divide into brilliantly sharp focus.
On 28th June, the once-in-a-lifetime cinematic event of the year ‘APOLLO 11’ releases across the UK. With never-before-seen, newly digitised footage designed to be viewed on the big screen and a propulsive electronic soundtrack, director Todd Douglas Miller (Emmy award-winning, ‘Dinosaur 13’) takes audiences to the moon and back in a jaw-dropping and thrilling documentation about the historic 1969 Apollo 11 mission.
Today, Netflix released ‘Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé’, which presents an intimate look at her historic 2018 Coachella performance that paid homage to America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Interspersed with candid footage and interviews detailing the preparation and powerful intent behind her vision, Homecoming gives a peek into the process and emotional physical sacrifices it took to conceptualize and execute a performance of that magnitude that became a cultural movement. This stand-alone Netflix original is now available globally on Netflix.
Singer-songwriter and artist Beatie Wolfe first came to our attention last year when she held her acclaimed solo-exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Always open to doing things that nobody else has tried before, Beatie has had her music beamed into space, and was appointed a UN role model for innovation. Beatie’s latest project is her new track, co-written and produced by multi-platinum selling producer, Linda Perry, and her empowering label, ‘We Are Hear’, which she co-founded with Kerry Brown. ‘Barely Living’ is an Americana style song, and is out today April 12.