- Finding Normality in Chaos: Libyan StoriesIn 2012, just three months after the death of Gaddafi, the British Council invited Scottish Documentary Institute to Libya to run workshops with young local filmmakers. At the time Tripoli was ravaged by the revolution but the mood was high and positive. In 2013 we planned to return to the region and run the same […]
- Creating a Maieutic Machine - Or the Birthing of Decisionsmaieutic: adjective; "of or relating to the method used by Socrates of eliciting knowledge in the mind of a person by interrogation and insistence on close and logical reasoning";from Greek maieutikós, "skilled in midwifery" "The less we know, the more we believe in science," says Paolo Quattrone, Professor of Accounting, Governance and Social Innovation in Edinburgh. […]
- Numbers don't speak for themselvesJourneying into ideas about accounting and governance "The unknown and the unknowable" — sounds like documentary making. But I'm talking about accounting. Last year, almost by fluke, but not by coincidence, I joined the Human Business Group at University of Edinburgh, established by Professor Paolo Quattrone (@PaoloQuattrone) - the University's new Chair in Accounting, Governance […]
- NAE PASARAN - Kickstarter CampaignWe’re just over half way through our very first Kickstarter campaign for feature-length documentary Nae Pasaran. The film began life as a Bridging the Gap in 2013, directed by Felipe Bustos Sierra and screened to great acclaim in festivals worldwide. Ultimately, it opened the doors to a much bigger story, one that takes us from Scotland to […]
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