One Mile Away (15)

6pm / + Screentalk with Penny Woolcock, plus Dylan and Shabba from the film

17 November 2012
Cinema 3

£3 under 18s
£5 over 18s

subject to availability
 sold out

Penny Woolcock’s latest documentary uses interviews, footage shot during the summer riots and hip-hop performances to weave together the fascinating story of two opposing gang members’ struggles to call a truce.

Set in inner city Birmingham where post-code rivalry is rife and gun crime is an every day occurrence, Dylan and Shabba strive against the odds to change gang culture from the inside out.

Join us after the film for rap performances from Dylan and Shabba and other guest performances

Approx run time of event 120 min + performance


Please join us before the main feature for a screening of Life and Deaf (PG), an evocative short film starring a cast of young deaf Londoners in locations around Greenwich, the film is a plea for recognition to the city itself.

Life and Deaf was awarded the ‘RITTER SPORT Film Prize’ at the 2012 Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin.

Introduced by and featuring young deaf people from the borough of Greenwich

Commissioned by Life and Deaf Association 

Dir Eelyn Lee 8 min

Part of Framed Film Festival 2012
Part of Families at the Barbican

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