Film - CineRebels Competition Filmfest 2022


Directed by debbie tucker green


Director: debbie tucker green
Section: CineRebels Competition
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2021
Language: English
Version: Original version
Cast: Hayden Mclean, Sharlene Whyte, David Gyasi, Lashana Lynch, Carmen Munroe


An expressive adaptation by the author of an acclaimed play about the traumatic experiences of black people in Britain and the US.

How should a young black man act when stopped by the police? How patient should a young person be until society changes? How do role models manifest themselves in our everyday lives? An eclectic triptych of sketches, monologues, and readings crafted from polished prose, powerful performances, and atmospheric soundscapes.

Meet the director

debbie tucker green

debbie tucker green is a British playwright, screenwriter, and director. She has written a number of plays, including “born bad” (2003), for which she received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play in 2004. Most of her stage plays have been produced at the Royal Court Theatre and the Young Vic in London. An academic paper referred to her as “one of the most stylistically innovative and politically engaged playwrights at work in Britain today”. She had her feature film debut in 2014 with SECOND COMING.


Screenplay: debbie tucker green
Director of Photography: Joel Honeywell, Luciana Riso
Film Editor: Mdhamiri Á Nkemi
Composer: Luke Sutherland
Production Designer: Christopher Melgram
Costume Design: Holly Smart
Sound: Kieron Wolfson
Sound design: Gunnar Óskarsson
Make-up artist: Nora Robertson
Casting director: Isabella Odoffin
Producer: Fiona Lamptey
Production Company: Fruit Tree Media, British Film Institute (BFI), Eon Productions
Executive producer: Farhana Bhula, Barbara Broccoli, Rose Garnett, Debbie Tucker Green
TV channel: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)