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The Quarantini

Pommy Harmar

The Quarantini is a refreshing cocktail mix of ingenious and creative responses to Coronavirus. It combines interviews, a weekly round up of exciting ideas dreamed up by people from across the globe, together with a dash of the unexpected. It will charm, excite and inform you and all served up by hosts Pommy Harmar and Melissa Chemam!
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15-04-2020
2 mins
A Quarantini with Bristol Steppin SistasA Quarantini with UWE student Timea FarkasA Quarantini with The British Pilgrimage TrustA Quarantini with artist Susan ThomsonA Year of The Quarantini - more celebrating!A Year of The Quarantini! - part 1A Quarantini with Andrew Blayney from Underfall YardA Quarantini with the Dhaqan Collective - Camel Meat and Cassette TapesA Quarantini with the creators of 'Nature Through Her Eyes'
We finish off season 4 with an interview with three remarkable women who are behind the festival and 4-part documentary https://vimeo.com/499208957 ("Nature Through Her Eyes" )which airs on March 8th 2021 on https://curiositystream.com/ (CuriosityStream). The interview features https://www.producem.co.uk/ (Emma Tyrell,) Development Executive and Festival Producer; https://saint-thomas.net/ (Jacqueline Farmer,) Film Director and Producer and https://www.gailjenkinson.co.uk/ (Gail Jenkinson), Director of Photography. They talk about the world of Natural History film-making mainly being dominated by white men and how this needs to change. In a time of climate crisis, stories about nature and our environment need to be told through a diversity of lenses including women and people of colour. ALSO - we've chosen a brand new track from Helefonix called 'Jackie Weaver's kicked him out'. Yes Jackie Weaver from the notorious Handforth Parish Council meeting. All proceeds to to the NALC https://www.nalc.gov.uk/news/entry/1602-nalc-launches-a-new-campaign-to-promote-2021-local-elections (Make a Change campaign.) PLUS - we bring you our usual round up of positive responses to the virus from around the world.... Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGiyPfSX2WU (Jackie Weaver's kicked him out, Helenofonix) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqR9qi0BvFA (Ho)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBh_i5cvbFY (t Flu, Seb Gutiez, The Old Bones Collective )- opening music Hosts: Melissa Chemam and Pommy Harmar Producer: Pommy Harmar
01-03-2021
27 mins
A Quarantini with Oona Chanfi from Creative Youth Network and Rife Magazine
In this episode we feature an interview with Bristolian 20 year old creative Oona Chanfi who has recently had her photographs published in Rife Magazine. She talks about the project - https://www.rifemagazine.co.uk/2020/11/black-photography-commission-portraits-and-multiculturalism/ (10 portraits entitled Multiculturalism, )being mixed race and having more than one culture and what its like growing up in multicultural Bristol but still being part of a largely white community. Her photographs are absolutely stunning. ALSO - we've chosen two tracks this time. We are honoured to be given permission to play Idles' latest track Carcinogenic which they perform in various empty and unused music venues around the city of Bristol to remind us of times when we could see live music.... PLUS - the world-wide YouTube sensation Jerusalema which became a dance craze after a group of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=613A9d6Doac (friends in Angola) made up and videoed themselves eating their dinner while dancing to the track! Since then its been danced by thousands of groups all over the world including Swiss Air cabin crew, elephant sanctuary staff (and a baby elephant - aw!) and the Irish Gardaí (Police). Beautiful vocals from South African Master MK's sister Nomcebo. PLUS - we bring you our usual round up of positive responses to the virus from around the world.... Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6KGpLgdhqo (Jerusalema, Master KG [Feat Nomcebo]) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGiyPfSX2WU (Carcinogenic, Idles) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqR9qi0BvFA (Ho)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBh_i5cvbFY (t Flu, Seb Gutiez, The Old Bones Collective )- opening music Hosts: Melissa Chemam and Pommy Harmar Producer: Pommy Harmar
15-02-2021
32 mins
A Quarantini with Project MamaA Quarantini with Sunita Welch in the Brecon Beacons!Un Quarantini en français!A Quarantini with Journalist Marjorie HacheA Quarantini with Dr Gemma Burgess and the digital divideA Quarantini with Aisha ThomasA  Quarantini with a picture book about griefA Quarantini with the NHSA Quarantini with Holly StoppitA Quarantini with NZ Green Party candidate Celia Wade-Brown

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