Health films at the Oscars 2015

Last week saw the annual parade of extravagance at the Academy Awards. Some criticism has been levelled at the Oscars for not reflecting the choices of the average cinema goer, with big-budget films under represented. However, at its heart, the Academy Awards are there to acknowledge more than the cost of making a film or…

President of the Faculty of Public Health and the Shadow Public Health Minister to speak at PHFS event in Liverpool in the new year

On January 10th 2015, Professor John Ashton, President of the Faculty of Public Health and Luciana Berger MP, Shadow Public Health Minister will be joined at the Bluecoat in Liverpool by architects, planners and film-makers to discuss one of the most topical subjects in next year’s general election, the critical shortage of housing in the…

Public Health Film showing and debate at FPH conference 2014 featured in the BMJ

A public health film showing and debate organised at the Faculty of Public Health’s annual conference in Manchester this year is published in the BMJ. The films, which included a world premiere of a clip from the documentary Hot Girls Wanted, highlight the role of the internet and media in normalising pornography and facilitating the exploitation of girls and…