Tin Soldiers tells the story of people afflicted with an extremely rare medical condition that slowly turns their connective tissue to bone. The resulting documentary is a compelling tale of courage in which these real-life ‘tin soldiers’ overcome their human frailty to show the spirit of resilience and survival, even within the most physically ravaged bodies.
When Karisa’s grandmother is accused of witchcraft, he travels from Mombasa to her rural home to find out who’s behind the threatening accusations. It turns out that the letter came from a member of his own family. As events progress, the film shows how this rural community’s values have been disrupted by the twin forces of colonialism and religion.
This fascinating look at the graffiti artist who has achieved global fame without ever revealing his name, provides an account of Banksy’s anarchic career, from the early appearances of his work in Bristol to the ways in which the enigmatic artist has invisibly scaled the heights of the art world while at the same time ridiculing its values.