This intro by Tanguy Viaud explains the campaign behind stop and search stories and encourages young people to contribute their own accounts of being stopped and searched. Unfortunately the website no longer exists but this intro is as compelling as it ever was
WFC Hackney crew get to the root of what it means to skate, the rules of the park and the feeling when you master a trick. Shot on Nokia N8 devices, this was made after only one week of learning how to make films
What We’ve Done hooked up with BBC1Xtra to interview the stars of their live broadcast sessions at The Hackney Picturehouse. As part of a deeper analysis into why the 2011 riots kicked of, WWD asked various celebrities their views on police stop and search. Dot Rotton is a popular rapper. In this episode he shares […]
Many young people feel that the recent London riots in the summer of 2011 happened due to young people feeling angry at being isolated from mainstream society. This film shows the personal story of a young woman with a lack of prospects, stuck in a cycle of destruction.
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.
Some say that during the recent London riots in the summer of 2011, many of those looting and rioting were being opportunistic, seizing the chance created by others to steal a pair of new trainers. In this film, Justin, a young man living in a hostel and on job seekers allowance, faces a moral dilemma. […]