Film

Coronavirus in Bristol

Watch: Viral - What's causing mistrust in the Covid-19 vaccine?

Marcus Smith delves into why so many people of different stripes are distrustful of the vaccine in this Cable short documentary

Watch: Could Covid Kill Bristol Rovers?

Watch: "I SEE" a poem to inspire and outrage, by Solomon O.B

Black History Month

Watch: Vulnerability, escapism and creativity, my experiences of lockdown as a young Bristolian

Lockdown left young people in the city feeling stranded, dislocated from their usual connections. Here, a young aspiring writer reflects on school, writing and the new sense of self-confidence that grew over those months

Black History Month

Watch: "Britons never, never have been slaves?"

Film

Watch: The struggle for the future of Britain's best street

WATCH: Confinement Stories - a snapshot of life in lockdown Bristol

As restrictions ease and life returns slowly to ‘normal,’ this film captures human stories showing a snapshot of what life in lockdown Bristol was like. The Cable teamed up with local filmmakers Paula Romero and Jacobo Garcia to produce this moving audio-visual time capsule.

Watch: Early doors - A story of the pubs reopening

In this short film, we follow a pub manager and punters as the pubs emerge from coronavirus lockdown.

Watch: Breaking Bread - A story of communities tackling hunger and food injustice

Bristol groups getting organised to fight hunger, and hoping to build a 'new normal' of sustainable, healthy and affordable food for all.

Watch: Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol

Cable journalist Priyanka Raval spoke to people at Sunday's BlackLivesMatter protest about what the toppling of the Edward Colston's statue means, and where Bristol goes from here.

Watch: The Kneel at the Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol 2020

"We are killed for racially charged suspicions. Demonised even when found innocent. And fight for our mere existence."

Watch: After the storm - powerful voices from Bristol on how we should rebuild

"I really hope this crisis has shown that we shouldn't return to normal." Beautiful scenes and moving voices from Bristol on how we should rebuild after the coronavirus storm.

Watch: Resilience - An uplifting story of young mums on one of the UK's oldest council estates

A short documentary of young mums overcoming stigma through friendship on one of the UK's oldest council estates, Hillfields in Bristol.

Watch: Deliveroo Orders Rejected - a short documentary

The gig economy is getting bigger. But some workers are getting organised. In 2018, Bristol workers joined in.

Watch: Authenticity in Cadbury Heath

Janice has been working at a family run community project for 22 years in Cadbury Heath, which is trying to fill the gaps left by austerity.

Watch: Hartcliffe Aspirations, a short doc with Paul Holbrook

A moving short film about Hartcliffe and aspiration with local lad and award winning film maker Paul Holbrook.

Bristol Radical Film Festival: Q&A with Elizabeth Mizon

Bristol Radical Film Festival is back! We talked to one of the organisers, Elizabeth Mizon, about what this year’s festival has to offer.

Why we became Bristol Cable members (and why you should too!)

You can help sustain and grow the UK's only city-wide media co-op! The Bristol Cable makes media which holds power to account, raises up voices that need to be heard, and trains local people in media skills.

Taking on diversity beyond tokens

In December, the Cable brought together members of the local community and media organisations to discuss issues of representation.

‘In Our Hands’: Sowing seeds of change in farming

A new film made in Bristol about the Land Workers’ Alliance showcases producers “taking back control” from the industrial food system.

Watch: Together we can fight modern slavery

Animation ‘What do you see?’, by Sally Arthur, showing how modern slavery works in the UK.

Watch: Battling for Bristol - Archives of social justice

A short documentary on Bristol’s history of social justice struggle.

Watch: Battle in the Countryside

A behind the scenes short documentary looking at Bristol Hunt Saboteurs, the animal rights activists who clash with hunters in a weekly battle in the...

Conflicting reports over why Tories didn't meet core city leaders

There’s some confusion over why Tory ministers didn’t show up