Politics & Social Movements
Phone charge is one of the most valuable currencies in The Jungle as people are desperate to communicate with families back home. However, electricity is in short supply and this film reveals the measures taken to charge phones. This activity forms an integral part of daily routine within the camp.
This film was produced during WFC’s first workshop in Morro dos Prazeres favela in Rio de Janeiro. The students, aged 10 to 12 years old, learned how to develop their ideas in storyboards, shoot footage using Nokia 6110 mobile phones, and edit films using free editing software. In this film, the children express their frustration […]
In this video poem, Abu Walid expresses his feelings about his “safe space” and “home” tent within a desperate refugee camp. The film is revealing of the trauma and depression felt by many residents of the camp, and the human desire to build a home wherever we find ourself.
The teaser to the series, Stopped & Search, which featured interviews from celebrities on the subject of police stop and search. This was part of a project analysing the causes of the 2011 youth riots in Britain, during which the young filmmakers identified stop and search as a major contributing factor.
Translation: Hello I’m here talking to you from Calais…that place that we came to running from the death we’ve seen in Syria…running away from the killing that’s everywhere…running away from everything ugly. We’re searching for a safe place to live…for us and our children, will all honesty and love…