PRESENT TENSE (tv mini-series)

DOCUMENTARY

A collection of personal stories, seen through the eyes of spoken word poets.
2019 | 20mins (4 x 5 mins)

tv mini-series broadcast on BBC FOUR & BBC World Newsfunded by Creative England, BBC Arts and Roundhouse - watch on Vimeo here.

featured films
SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS? (S.E.N) written & performed by DEBRIS STEVENSON
MY GRANDAD written & performed by SAJU AHMED
WHEN WILL IT STOP? written & performed by RHEIMA IBRAHIIM-ROBINSON
THE FALL written & performed by REUBEN FIELD

director, producer & editor ALFIE BARKER
exec producers BETH TURRELL & SOLOMON NWABUEZE
associate producer CLAUDIA LEE
director of photography TOM LA MOTTE
camera assistant AMOL DATTA
sound recordist MATTHEW EDWARDS
sound designer BREEN TURNER
composer BENJAMIN SQUIRES
grade CAROLINE MORIN
post-producer MIKAEL NAKKAS @ WASH
also featuring BRYONY CORRIGAN, YANO S. VARELA.

special thanks
HOPE MOON, DELIA BARKER, JAMIE HUTCHINSON, CHRIS HORDLEY,
LEEDS FILM, ADELE LAURENCE, BETH EDGAR, KIRKLEE'S COUNCIL, CATHERINE BRAY.

festivals
LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (BAFTA Qualifying)
AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (BAFTA Qualifying)