Thats Not Ours | Documentary Short Film | MYM

Thats Not Ours | Documentary Short Film | MYM

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That's Not Ours" was created by Leon Oldstrong. It began life as a response to the constant negative stereotypes of black men and boys in the mainstream media; Channel 5's Gangland being the straw that broke the camel's back.

It seemed that the media had no interest in telling other narratives about black people. Young people need to see people that look like them in to give them something to aspire to and show them that they can achieve, that they don't have to be a certain way just because they're black.

April 1st 2017, my little brother, Ethan was stabbed seven times in an unprovoked attack and That's Not Ours took on a different direction a much more personal one. Whilst this is a film by me, first and foremost it is my brother's story.

Directed and Produced by Leon Oldstrong (Solaris2) -
D.o.P William Hadley
Editor Alex James-Saleh

For more from Leon and the Solaris2 family check out their socials;
Instagram: @Solaris2_Media
Twitter: @SolarisTwo


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