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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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  • Top Up

    A short film highlighting how the ‘cost of living crisis’ means you […]

  • In the wilderness

    A short film about three friends in search of something – things […]

  • Unboxed

    A young man is confused about his identity

  • Come up

    Sometimes things happen and we don’t make the right choices…

  • A Better Place

    Three friends are dealing with loss…

  • Groomed

    Does Tyler have a choice?

  • Skyped In

    During Lockdow, four young people are forced to meet online to complete […]

  • Resilience

    A young women is left totally alone during the Covid19 Lockdown….

  • The New Shoes

    It’s christmas and those shoes no matter the price were just too […]

  • Against The Odds

    Ty is being challenged from more than one direction, does he give […]

  • Inside of Me, Black Brit(ish)

    A young black man is trying to make sense of his identity…

  • Heist

    A young man needs money fast…

  • Morningside Estate – Friendship

  • One Sunny Day In Hackney

    A short film about Woodberry Down. Hackney produced for Woodberry Down short […]

  • Tell Somebody

    A young person is hiding something that is deeply hurting….

  • The Interview

    Jordan is trying to turn his life around but the past keeps […]


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

  • 1 in 8

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

  • Delete

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

  • Merry Christmas from In Focus

    A Christmas message to all….

  • 2016 Christmas message from Saturday Drop in

    The film was made in response to the recent political climate


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

  • True Bromance

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

  • Mind The Gap

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

  • What is Christmas?

    A Christmas tale…produced by MTR Wednesday regulars

  • All you need is peace and love

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

  • Thick and Thin

    Two sisters face unfortunate circumstances…

  • On The Outside

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

  • Alternative Education

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

  • Sotie

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

  • Bobby

    A dog is not just for Christmas!!

  • Trainers

    A young person and his trainers….

  • Judgement

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

  • Do the right thing

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

  • Hannah

    Hannah is dealing with her past…a short film.

  • Home Truths

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

  • Scooter

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

  • Off The Wall

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

  • Migration

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

  • The Chicken Shop

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

  • I Trust You

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

  • Silent movie

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

  • Would you believe it?

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

  • Living our lives

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

  • First Impression

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

  • A walk in the big smoke

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

  • Life’s ups and downs

    Ways to help us keep/be happy….

  • Being Real?

    A short film exploring friendship…..

  • The Estate

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

  • Differences

    A short film exploring some of the issues surrounding discrimination…

  • An Exchange

    A short drama exploring life as a young traveller

  • The Journey

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

  • Big Society

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

  • Coming of Age

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

  • Silent Movie

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

  • Hackneyoaks – Episode 3

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

  • A Christmas Message

  • Hackneyoaks Episode 2

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

  • Hackneyoaks Episode 1

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

  • Consumerism

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

  • Where is the love?

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

  • Divorce

    A drama exploring how divorce can affect children….

  • Trouble life

    A short drama highlighting some of the consequences of bullying…

  • Journey of friendship

    A group of friends talk about what friendship means to them

  • Changes

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

  • The face in the mirror

  • Think twice

    young people explore issues surrounding sexual harassment

  • Breakaway

    Young person is having problems at home..

  • Clash

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

  • Just another day

    A film raising awareness about the issues surrounding domestic violence

  • One spring day

    Friends get a little competitive causing them to fall out

  • Coming of Age trailer

  • Just one more

    A film exploring issues surrounding alcohol misuse

  • Child and adolescent mental health service

    Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.


    A film exploring cannabis misuse…

  • Typical Day-Behind the scenes

    Behind the scenes of Typical Day

  • Cos We Were Mash Up

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

  • Growing Up

    what it’s like being a teenager.

  • Samson

    It’s alright to be different…

  • Typical day

    A musical drama

  • Reality

    A reality check as two young men discuss about refugees

  • Lifes Ups and Downs

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

  • False Expectations

    Two best friends fallout over some money they find

  • Around the clock

    Life as a teenage parent..

  • The Hamlets

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

  • Where is my happy ending

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

  • Truth about girls

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

  • Simply the best

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

  • Perfect Day

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

  • 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.