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A collection of drama, documentaries, music videos and experimental films made by young people participating in media workshops run by Mouth That Roars.

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    This is the second series of Hackneyoaks produced by young people from [...]

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    A short film produced by the MTR BFI film academy 2017 – [...]

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    A short film highlighting what can happen if you’re in a controlling [...]

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    Merry Christmas from In Focus

    A Christmas message to all….

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    2016 Christmas message from Saturday Drop in

    The film was made in response to the recent political climate

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    The Starbright is flying freely until two young men are bored one [...]

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    True Bromance

    A light hearted story of two friends who both like the same [...]

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    Mind The Gap

    A Moroccan young man is new to the UK, London…..

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    What is Christmas?

    A Christmas tale…produced by MTR Wednesday regulars

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    All you need is peace and love

    A ‘film in a day’ workshop by young people from Morningside Youth [...]

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    Thick and Thin

    Two sisters face unfortunate circumstances…

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    On The Outside

    Young people share some of their experiences of living with special needs [...]

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    Alternative Education

    One size doesn’t fit all…A short drama based on real accounts of [...]

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    “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind” Jim Morrison (singer, song writer, poet) [...]

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    A dog is not just for Christmas!!

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    A young person and his trainers….

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    One of nine films completely produced by a group of 6 young [...]

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    Do the right thing

    Two friends find some money. One of the friends battles with ‘right [...]

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    Hannah is dealing with her past…a short film.

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    Home Truths

    An insight into two young men, whose friendship is questionable…..

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    A short film that was made on our one Wednesday night ‘drop [...]

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    Off The Wall

    ‘Off The Wall’ is a comedy drama following the musings of Faith [...]

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    Migration is a drama documentary exploring issues surrounding migration…part of the Into [...]

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    The Chicken Shop

    ‘2 Postcodes… 1 chicken shop! This spoken word comedy follows 2 groups [...]

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    I Trust You

    ‘I Trust You’ is a short drama  about two best friends Chantelle [...]

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    Silent movie

    A short film produced by young people who attend Wednesday workshops, shot [...]

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    Would you believe it?

    A short drama…An average day at school…or was it?

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    Living our lives

    How easy is it to make positive choices when older people are [...]

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    First Impression

    A mocumentary exposing the negative impact media can have on young people….

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    A walk in the big smoke

    Patricia just went for a short walk and couldn’t get away from [...]

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    Life’s ups and downs

    Ways to help us keep/be happy….

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    Being Real?

    A short film exploring friendship…..

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    The Estate

    “…..Sophie is on a strict curfew for ‘her own good’, but the [...]

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    A short film exploring some of the issues surrounding discrimination…

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    An Exchange

    A short drama exploring life as a young traveller

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    The Journey

    A group of young people from Hackney go on a team building [...]

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    Big Society

    A short Spoof produced by young people who attend Wednesday Drop In [...]

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    Coming of Age

    A feature film that explores the everyday lives of a group of friends living in Hackney…

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    Silent Movie

    A short film made by young people who attend regular MTR film workshops at MTR Studio 23.

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    Hackneyoaks – Episode 3

    Episode 3 – What does Bradley do with the news? How does [...]

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    A Christmas Message

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    Hackneyoaks Episode 2

    Hackneyoaks Episode 2 – Find out… Will Sean get to run his [...]

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    Hackneyoaks Episode 1

    Hackneyoaks a new 3 part series A group of friends live on [...]

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    Consumerism To celebrate Ken Loach’s 75th birthday, the BFI, First Light, Film [...]

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    Where is the love?

    A drama produced in 2005 for Young Voice, that explores young people’s [...]

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    A drama exploring how divorce can affect children….

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    Trouble life

    A short drama highlighting some of the consequences of bullying…

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    Journey of friendship

    A group of friends talk about what friendship means to them

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    A young person moves to a different area and has to adapt to change….

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    The face in the mirror

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    Think twice

    young people explore issues surrounding sexual harassment

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    Young person is having problems at home..

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    Young people try and sort out their differences by holding an MC tournament

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    Just another day

    A film raising awareness about the issues surrounding domestic violence

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    One spring day

    Friends get a little competitive causing them to fall out

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    Coming of Age trailer

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    Just one more

    A film exploring issues surrounding alcohol misuse

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    Child and adolescent mental health service

    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

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    A film exploring cannabis misuse…

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    Typical Day-Behind the scenes

    Behind the scenes of Typical Day

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    Cos We Were Mash Up

    A group of young men get carried away with themselves on a night out….

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    Growing Up

    what it’s like being a teenager.

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    It’s alright to be different…

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    Typical day

    A musical drama

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    A reality check as two young men discuss about refugees

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    Lifes Ups and Downs

    A short film that looks at young people’s well-being and how to [...]

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    False Expectations

    Two best friends fallout over some money they find

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    Around the clock

    Life as a teenage parent..

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    The Hamlets

    A drama explaining the multicultural history of Tower Hamlets through the eyes of an east end young person

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    Where is my happy ending

    A short drama explaining help that is available for vulnerable young women

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    Truth about girls

    A short insight about young women’s interests, peer pressure, relationships and friendships

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    Simply the best

    Jerome and Dean are best friends but their constant competition drives them apart.
    Is it worth it?

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    Perfect Day

    A drama about Denise’s misconception about her friends and a great birthday

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    The Legend

    The Legend…Does she exist? This film debates the existence of the ‘The Legend’. A mystery child who does beautiful things for others.