In her film, the director juxtaposes Lithuanian mythology on household deities and the current situation in the Netherlands, where the housing crisis has pushed people to live in camping vans.
The documentary maker decides to create a film about and with the people around him: the builders who are putting up a new fence in his garden, his Pakistani neighbor, a homeless person from Slovakia whom he temporarily takes in, and his Colombian housekeeper, who has just lost her mother.
The lives of workers in the City of London during the recent financial meltdown, balancing sensitive portraits of diverse individuals striving to retain their dignity and humanity in the midst of the crisis.
Six years ago God told former rabbi, Philip Sharp, that he was to become a Hebrew king. Philip then decided to take seven women to be his wives and created a new Godly family...
Installing himself inside the lift of a high-rise block of council flats, Isaacs and his camera patiently observe the residents as they go about their daily business.
A stark portrait of a town in decline. Brilliant juxstaposition between the scoff faced English day trippers searching for cheap booze, and the cold, snivelling asylum seekers existing on the streets. Thrown into the mix are two English ex pats, trying to make money against the odds.
Silent moments from a number of the filmmaker’s previous films play on a loop.
Over one year, the film follows the 9 year-old Laura Anne and her 11 year-old cousin, Steven as they move towards the end of their childhoods...
The body of a young Polish woman is found in a suitcase on a London canal adjacent to a block of flats. The filmmakers invite the residents to reflect on how the murder has affected them.
Compassionate and illuminating documentary probing the attitudes of Barking's white residents toward their new immigrant neighbours.
Over a single night, the filmmaker invites the viewer to experience the life of an elderly man tied to his bed.
A montage piece of Marc Isaacs' installations set to music by Matej Dimlic.
A notebook film for a future film that was never made set out on the remote chars in rural Bangladesh.
Two elderly women sat at a table in a pub form this study of the human face.
Marc Isaacs travels to the Lincolnshire town of Boston to reveal a local story about communal fears about change and immigration.
Award winning filmmaker Marc Isaacs explores the secret life of Britain's truckers, discovering an uncharted world of isolation, loneliness and the open road.
A fascinating and intimate insight into the lives of people who have come to London from afar in order to seek a better life and struggled to make the city their home.
Marc Isaacs spent three months on the steps outside Highbury and Islington Magistrates' Court in London, talking to the people who were coming in and out.
She managed to save from the fire a stack of photographs and a diary with handwritten phrases. These words and faces are the only traces left by the man she once knew and loved. Crossing mountains and roads, she tries to retrace his steps.
Made over six years in the hotels of six different countries, Hotel Diaries charts the 'War on Terror' era of Bush and Blair through a seven-part series of video recordings that relate personal experiences to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel/Palestine.
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