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Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jumah is a former African child solider, brought to London a few years ago by his adoptive mother. Nearing his sixteenth birthday Jumah is just beginning to adapt to life on the council estate and coming to terms with his violent past. Developing a keen interest in barbering, and with a romance blossoming with a girl at school, things for Jumah are looking hopeful, until he witnesses a stabbing by a fellow pupil. Threatened into not telling the police, Jumah struggles to maintain control of his emotions as echoes of his past begin to haunt him in this taut teen drama.
After being released from prison Ricky finds he is being pulled back into a life of crime, with devastating results for his family.
16+ years 89 mins
Against the backdrop of the World Cup in South Africa, this film celebrates the resilience of children in adversity.
11+ years 87 mins
A tough, urban drama about two brothers whose reaction to the death of a mutual friend sends them down very different paths.
14+ years 107 mins
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Students in Liverpool, Doncaster and Newcastle met director Rob Brown recently for Q&A screenings of his film Sixteen.
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