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Where are We Now?

We’ve been rather quiet on the site lately, and you’ve probably been wondering what the crew of the Zakii film has been up to over the last few months.

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The Next Steps

We thought we’d give everyone following Edge of Obedience a quick update on what we’re currently working on.

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The Power of Symbols

As you’ve seen in articles such as this one, Zakii’s work covers a wide range of subject matter. What’s perhaps more striking is how Zakii’s work engages with religion and faith. He is both overt and subtle. That’s part of his craft – he has a knack for creating a visual and emotional tension that elevates his paintings and drawings beyond mere verisimilitude. We’re …

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Behind the Scenes: Inside Zakii’s Studio

A documentary is useful for giving people a valuable insight into a person or issue, a peek behind the scenes of how it works or what they do. We like to think our recent article on great documentary films, focussed on individual artists, demonstrated that… and in a similiar spirit we’d like to give you a peek behind the scenes …

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Behind the Scenes: Making a Documentary Film

Documentary films have arguably gained a new prominence in our cultural consciousness, with hard-hitting documentaries like Blackfish and now The Jinx being widely discussed. While some of you are already familiar with filmmaking, we thought it might be useful to share our own film-making journey from the perspective of the indie film-maker…and as help for those unfamiliar with how it works.

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