As Rife Magazine‘s funding is slashed as part of Bristol City Council’s cost-cutting measures, we celebrate some of their most exciting content from the past three years.
All of Rife’s content is created by young people aged 13-24 from all sorts of backgrounds, for other young people across the city.
- the itch – a spoken word series featuring young poets
2. Being in an Interracial Relationship – a first-person essay by Euella Jackson
3. Chasing Borders – a documentary about refugees, filmed and produced by a crew of young people
4. Defying Anxiety – a frank examination of what it’s like to live with anxiety by Fardusi Jahan
5. Suicide in Young Men – an examination of the biggest killer of males and where to get support in Bristol, by Tom Barker
6. The Refugee Women of Bristol – stories and illustrations by Jasmine Thompson
7. Losing a Parent – a searingly honest essay by Zoe Long
8. The Time I Lived in a Van – an upbeat account of van life and alternative housing options by Tom Greenslade
9. Crisis and Hope – a documentary about Bristol’s homelessness issue by young filmmaker Owain Astles
10. A Vegan Vlog Adventure – two former Rife content creators, Jon Aitken and Aisha Sanyang-Meek, eat their way around Bristol
11. Why Drag Queens need Big Cities – an examination of drag culture by Richard Peake
12. Music and Meds – a starkly honest account of a year with depression, suicidal thoughts and music, by Sammy Jones