Cat Velez - 8th Feb 2017

Improvisational jazz, spoken word and 16mm film come together to create a poignant visual treatment exploring racial prejudice for Elslatto, Thorne and The Repeat Beat Poet's track Into The Woods, directed by Laurie Bridger. 

We follow two thrill-seeking lovers as they venture into the woods to play an adult-themed game of Cops and Robbers, sexually loaded along racial lines. But what begins as a couple's harmless game turns into a tragic scene mired in racism, bigotry and hate-driven violence.

It's a familiar story told in an old-fashioned way, reflecting the time that has passed while issues of race-relations still endure, with hundreds of - often unarmed - black people killed every year in countries like America where racism persists. 

Credits

DirectorLaurie Bridger
ProducerLaurie Bridger
Co-ProducerDanielle Wright
Production CompanyRebel @ Outsider
EditorJack Layfield
Director of PhotographySam Hooper
1st ACJoaquin Blunt
2nd ACCameron Axsel
GafferJoseph Dunn
StillsZoe Wright
ColouristAlex Grigoras
Art DirectionSidonie Nicholson
Costume designerAmelia Ayewan
Make-upJuliet Walsh
Sound designDoug Haywood
CastingET Casting
Casting directoremily tilelli
CastingAna Freire De Andrade
Location ManagerSarraounia Samuels
Other creditsFemale Lead: Pip Phillips Male Lead: Buom Tihngang Huntsman: Daniel Pratt Music Engineer: Ross Matthews Runner: Taryn Cassidy Poole

Cat Velez - 8th Feb 2017

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