Movements, Music & Movies

From rapping careers to reggae artists. Music has played an integral part in the lives of everyone. This collection explores filmmakers exploring music in their work.

Lovers Rock Steve McQueen by Lovers Rock Steve McQueenBounce Cinema

Lovers Rock

Steve McQueen creates Small Axe a British anthology film series, telling distinct stories about the lives of West Indian immigrants across London from the 1960s to the 1980s. Aired during the heat of lock down creating a historical moment for Black communities on national TV.

Koby Adom by Koby AdomBounce Cinema

Koby Adom

Graduating with a Masters Degree from the London Film School in 2017, Koby went on to write and direct his breakthrough short film: Haircut the following year, finishing the film in May 2018. Haircut screened at the London Film Festival racking up over 900,000 views.

Hair Cut

Set almost entirely within the suffocating confines of a London barber shop, Koby Adom’s short Haircut paints a gritty depiction of the Capital’s streets as its central protagonist searches for a little redemption from a checkered past.

Serious Tingz by Abdou CisseBounce Cinema

Serious Tingz

Narrative film makers bypassing the traditional film industry obstacles. A short tale by Abdou Cisse on the face of masculinity, portrayed by young men who grow up in inner city environments. Where the iconic 'screwface' is more than just an expression.

Le Petite Fleur

Over lockdown. When the world was closed. When leaving your house was no longer an option. Communities around the world rediscovered their creativity. La Petite Fleur takes inspiration from the French New Wave film movement & explores beauty in the mundane.

Pirates by PIRATES FILMBounce Cinema

Pirates Film

Reggie Yates pays homage to UK Garage with his debut feature film Pirates. On New Year's Eve in 1999, the millennium is set to end with a bang. Three best friends set out on a road trip journey across London in a desperate search for tickets for the best millennium party ever.

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