A collection of personal stories, seen through the eyes of spoken word poets. Dealing with themes of loss, anger, immigration and love, we are taken on journey to hear what they have to say about the UK today, in its present tense.
2019 | 20mins (4 x 5 mins)
tv mini-series broadcast on BBC FOUR & BBC World News, funded by Creative England, BBC Arts and Roundhouse.
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.
HOPE MOON, DELIA BARKER, JAMIE HUTCHINSON, CHRIS HORDLEY,
LEEDS FILM, ADELE LAURENCE, BETH EDGAR, KIRKLEE'S COUNCIL, CATHERINE BRAY.
SHINY AWARD FREELANCE FINALIST, feb 2020
AESTHETICA Future Now Symposium 2020
LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (BAFTA Qualifying)
AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (BAFTA Qualifying)