Britishness

Britishness

Eelyn Lee and a group of young writers from Sheffield go on a quest to find out the meaning of Britishness. The film explores issues of identity, race and belonging through poetry, interviews and discussions with Magid Magid, during his tenure as Lord Major of Sheffield; writer Désirée Reynolds; England footballer Kyle Walker and Sheffield’s Poet Laureate Otis Mensah amongst others.

Magid MS copy

Commisioned by Football Unites Racism Divides.
Partners include Hive South Yorkshire.

Featuring Spoken word artists:
Fionn McCloskey
Ross Walcott
Shannon Johnson
L Worthy
Warda Yassin

Poetry Facilitator - Désirée Reynolds
Camera, Music & Ediitng - Dan Loops
Additional Camera - Richard Heap

Running Time: 57 mins / 2019

News

IMAGE Britishness to Premiere at Off the Shelf Festival

Friday, 20 September 2019
The whole team involved in this creative documentary are excited to announce that Britishness will have it's public premiere at Sheffield's Off the Shelf festival on Sunday 20th Oct at 12.00 noon. The... Read More...

IMAGE Special Industry Screening of Britishness

Friday, 13 September 2019
It's great that the Independent Cinema Office [ICO] have programmed Eelyn's latest film, Britishness for their upcoming I.D. Screening Days event taking... Read More...

IMAGE Q&A with Eelyn Lee at Showroom Cinema, Sheffield

Friday, 06 September 2019
Join Eelyn Lee for the Black Arts World: Slate Weekeneder at the Showroom Cinema, Sheffiled, where she will be doing a Q&A with curator Melanie Abrahams. Melanie has programmed two of Eelyn's short films - Read More...