Why Jennifer Fox brought sex abuse story to screens amid Me Too - 'I SURVIVED’

‘I SURVIVED’. These are the words of filmmaker Jennifer Fox who fought to bring her own story of sexual abuse as a teenager to the big screens in the wake of the Me Too movement. As the Sundance film festival comes to London, Express.co.uk spoke to Jennifer Fox about her autobiographical movie The Tale starring Laura Dern.

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How watching the art of cake icing helps manage anxiety – Tonic, Health by Vice

At the end of the day, I could sink into the cocoon of my duvet and stop my negative thoughts—about my career, my choices, my texting habits—dead in their tracks. I’d type “cake decorating” into Instagram and proceed to zone out on video after video of people assembling and icing beautiful cakes. After bad days, I might watch two dozen before my mind let go of the day and I could drift off to sleep.

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Get In Her Ears

This week, Mari was joined in the studio by journalist Gabriella Geisinger. They played a great selection of music, including tunes from Peggy Sue, Gaptooth, Grip Tight and Jesca Hoop, and had a bit of a chin wag about the recent Reclaim The Night event and amazing charities such as Sisters Uncut.

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Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit @ St. John Hackney - Gigslutz

It’s hard not to equate a gig to a spiritual experience when it takes place in a church. The acoustics are perfect, the audience is rapt, and the lighting is usually simple, but effective. This was the case when Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit took the stage at St. John at Hackney. This is the only time I will mention this hackneyed metaphor, because what Flynn and his band delivered wasn’t divine or heavenly: it was human. Real, down to earth musical talent that just so happened to take place in a holy space.

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