Social justice-oriented shorts and documentary films of varying length
Shut Down Yarl’s Wood
Video report from the Shut Down Yarl’s Wood demonstration, which took place on Saturday August 9, 2015.
Why Does This Happen?
A video mash-up made in response to the killing of 17 Afghan civilians by a US soldier on March 10, 2012 and the media coverage it provoked. Winner: Best Super Short Film, Futures of Visual Anthropology Conference, Temple University, 2014.
Occupy The Vote
D.C. residents pay taxes to the government but do no have the right to decide how that money is spent. Representatives from other states decide for them. 600,000 people are disenfranchised. Protesters say: enough is enough.
Shared Histories (trailer)
Trailer for the 20 minute film recording the Trans Resource and Empowerment Centre’s “Shared Histories” project, designed to explore the perspectives and histories of LGB+T people living in the Northwest of England.
A place to be myself
This film was made through the project We Need More Than This To Live, run by Queer Up North festival. It was a group work and all the women involved gave a great deal to the sessions.
Made for my MA thesis in Visual Anthropology, and with the collaboration of Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST), this 27 minute documentary reveals how women seeking asylum in the UK get by and build solidarity, despite punitive immigration policies.