This article was first published in Enchanted Conversation Magazine titled Soongoora the Hare: An African Folkltale, on 6th April 2019, written by zteve t evans. Soongoora the Hare Soongoora the Hare was hungry, and wandering through the forest, came across a huge calabash tree. Hearing a strong humming sound, he looked and saw buzzing in […]
This is a retelling of a folktale from the aboriginal people of Australia. It gives an explanation of how humans gained the use of fire when Tatkanna, the Australasian robin, stole it from Mar, the red-crested cockatoo
This article was first published on #FolkloreThursday.com on November 29, 2018, titled British Legends: Morgan le Fay – Magical Healer or Renegade Witch? written by zteve t evans Introducing Morgan In Arthurian tradition, the elusive sorceress Morgan le Fay becomes one of King Arthur’s most dangerous foes, breaking traditional family bonds and working to undermine […]
Scary Stories will be released on DVD on July 16 via Wild Eye Releasing. The feature-length documentary explores the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark short story collections, written by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell.Directed by Cody Meirick, the film includes interviews with members of Schwartz’s family, R.L. Stine, Bruce Coville, Q.L.…
Lee Cronin’s film uses Irish folklore in an interesting modern way to tackle issues of motherhood and mental health.
Once in a while – maybe once every one hundred years – someone appears among us who is different and somehow lightens our lives bringing hope and joy and easing our tired minds and aching bones. This is the story of Yannik the Fairy Child.
Director: Yorgos Lantimos Writer: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara (Screenplay) Starring: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult Plot: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to […]