BLACK SHEEP

2018 - Documentary / Drama - Short Film - 25mins
Commissioned by Lightbox & The Guardian

WINNER
- Sheffiled Doc Fest 2018 - Best Doc Short
WINNER - Aesthetica Film Festival 2018 - Best Doc / Best Screenplay / Best of Festival 
WINNER - Cork International Film Festival 2018 - Best European Short
IDA 2018 - International Documentary Association - Best Short Film Nominee

Toronto HotDocs 2018 - Official Selection
BFI London Film Festival 2018 - Official Selection
Traverse City Michael Moore Film Festival 2018 - Official Selection
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Arri Alexa Mini  //  HAWK V-Plus Anamorphics

Directed by Ed Perkins (Grierson Award winner and BAFTA Breakthrough Brit)
Produced by Simon Chinn (double Academy Award winner - Searching for Sugar Man, Man on Wire)
Director of Photography Michael Paleodimos
Production Company:  LightBox Entertainment
Commissioned by The Guardian

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BLACK SHEEP follows the true story of a young black boy who at age 10 was moved by his family out of London after
the brutal killing of a young local boy from Nigeria.  It was an incident that shook the nation and his parents
alike who, fearing for their own son’s life, decided it would be best to relocate - only to find
themselves in a small town ran by a white racist gang.  


A story of racial abuse, a search of identity, and the length someone would go to in the name of survival..