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

Read a review of the film here.

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

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Friday, 17 January 2020
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Tuesday, 26 November 2019
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IMAGE Britishness Reviewed

Wednesday, 20 November 2019
"it presents a comprehensive study of Britain’s internal borders, its binaries and human costs" - Raluca de Soleil Following a successful premiere of Britishness at Off the Shelf Festival in Shefield last... Read More...