As Manchester Film Festival 2021 kicks off, Alex King spoke to Manchester-based filmmakers Charlie Watts, Jason Wingard, Mike Ogden and Kieran Stringfellow about their films which are on show at the festival.
Sitting and watching Sarah Whitehead and her team of volunteers giving out free hugs, it became clear to me that the spirit of this city will not be broken. Mancunians were visibly embracing the advice of poet Tony Walsh when he said “Choose love Manchester” at a vigil to those killed and injured in the […]
Guest article from The Salford Star: Last night, as thousands of people, including the Salford Mayor and the city’s MPs, attended a vigil in Albert Square, it emerged that the suspected Manchester Arena bomber, who left 22 dead and 59 injured, was 22 year old Salman Abedi, a student at the University of Salford. “This […]