Nasrine could be, and is, any teenager. Events throw her world into revolution as circumstances beyond her control change her life forever. I Am Nasrine: A film about love, finding oneself & the eternal search for home. www.iamnasrine.com
Kurdistan’s first ever thriller film, “The Woman Who Captured Saddam”, is a featurette, which will be made through a unique collaborative process with a joint British-Kurdish team who will come together to produce a genre film with a twist.
Video / Photo Collaboration
How do we tell stories? How can we as filmmakers, photographers and citizen journalists communicate the horrors of conflict?
An exploration of friendship, masculinity and race which focuses on the relationship between Russ, a council worker from Newcastle, and the most famous person in the world, boxer Muhammad Ali.
How do you cope with being convicted of a crime you know you did not commit? How to square those years of being locked up with being released an exonerated man.
Tackle is the story of a young teenage footballer that faces
the consequences of coming out to his friends and family as a
Music video in association with Bridge + Tunnel. Directed by Jamie Korn and produced by Tall Man Short Man Films
In the year of the Arab Spring, a diverse London based team head to Egypt armed with a football and a desire to engage with local communities… With events kicking off the boys quickly see that this tour is about more than just football.
Last of the Dictionary Men: Stories from the South Shields Yemeni Sailors is an exceptional hybrid exhibition consisting of exciting major and large-scale visual arts installations by internationally renowned artists, Tina Gharavi and Youssef Nabil.
Asylum Carwash is an eight hour installation exploring the working lives of refugees and economic migrants who have recently moved to the UK.
An experimental documentary exploring the ways in which poetry inspires creativity and imagination.
This observational documentary focuses on the differing attitudes of two distinct groups of men – American-Muslims from the Yemeni community and those from white European backgrounds – who once worked in the former steel mining industry in Lackawanna, NY.
Neville in a Blue Dress is a romantic comedy, a modern day twist on the classic film “Brief Encounter”.
Reckless boyfriend, Nav, attempts to impress new girlfriend Lisa with a surprise holiday.
Experimental documentary looking at the day that Mohammad Ali came to Tyneside in 1977 and the effect that this event had on the young Yemeni-British men who attended the Mosque.
Documentary & Video Installation
A documentary film about a day in the life of two bakeries – one in the West Bank in the Occupied Territories of Palestine and one in an Ultra-Orthodox district of West Jerusalem.
A ‘visual poem’ reflecting on the impact of the Israeli ’security wall’ as it encroaches upon Palestinian towns and villages of the West Bank.
Experimental Broadcast Documentary
Over 20 years ago, at the age of six, director Tina Gharavi left Iran and her mother, to live with her father in the West. This intensely personal film follows her as she returns for the first time, to confront her past and attempt to gain answers from her mother about why she was sent away.
This stunningly shot documentary has at its heart a poignant character study of a 17 year-old lesbian living in Newcastle, England. Closer, an official selection at Sundance Film Festival 2001, innovatively explores documentary and boldly challenges traditional forms of storytelling.