Ell10t, Author at Close-Up Research
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Author: Ell10t

[embed]https://vimeo.com/286048054[/embed] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] I had the privilege of interviewing Human Rights campaigner Bianca Jagger last week for HBO's 'Chumel Con Chumel Torres', to raise awareness about the government-sanctioned killing of protesters that's currently happening in Nicaragua. #SOSNicaragua Until contacting Bianca, I had no...

[embed]https://vimeo.com/172731189[/embed] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 11th-18th June is Men's Health Week in the UK. We do a lot of ethnographic health research at Close-Up. Over the years we've explored people's experiences of: diabetes, chemotherapy, multiple sclerosis, insomnia, ITP, COPD, chronic pain, osteoarthritis, and opioid...

[embed]https://youtu.be/qk12yfq722c[/embed] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] A Campaign ad we made is being shown to MPs in Westminster today. Big thanks to all involved. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] Children's Rights Alliance for England (@CRAE_Official) campaign video. How to help via crae.org.uk: http://bit.ly/2lexFd9 #Homes4Children [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff'...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 1) ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] In 2008, 200,000 residents of the US state of Oregon were invited to enter a lottery with an unusual prize: free medical insurance. The lottery was the result of the state’s...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] A day after Donald Trump announced plans to bar Syrian refugees to the US, Guernica Projects releases a short film I co-directed and edited, about the reality of the refugee journey. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] This part of the...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Food brings people together. It sustains us mentally and physically. It tells stories and describes culture. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] 'Hungry Planet' is a brilliantly revealing book by husband-and-wife team Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio, literally documenting 'What...