Film made by Moses as part of a media training short course run by Bede Drop In Centre in Bermondsey, Southwark. Tragically Moses lost his life, when he was attacked and killed late one night. He was a gentle spirit, much missed by those who knew him. Moses volunteered to support local filmmaking projects and was increasing his experience and confidence as a camera operator when he died.
Jimmy thinks again
Another young man loses his life in London to knife crime. He was standing up for his younger brother. A noble act which cost him his life. Knife crime is a huge problem. Chief idea to be stood on its head is that carrying a knife will protect you. It will not. It may just arm your attacker.
Mutah Beale aka Napoleon of Tupac Shakur's Outlawz visited Southwark this November and toured schools, mosques, youth clubs, football groups and a radio station. All of this was captured by Southwark.TV who will be presenting a series of reports. Here is the first.
SOUTHWARK HOUR Brian Paddick meets Peckham boys
A documentary made by Southwark TV featuring London mayoral candidate Brian Paddick on a visit to meet five excluded young black boys from Peckham. In a valuable meeting, Paddick learns much from the young guys. This programme was first seen on the Community Channel.
Female Genital Mutilation
Dr Mohamud Abdulcadir Giama talks about Somali expatriates and their duty to support their country. He for example set up a clinic and has directed his attention to the widespread issue of Female Genital Mutilation. He ardently believes that something can be done.
Somali media project
A short video made with Somalian refugees with support from Bruce Webb. Southwark.TV has forged links with local Somalis including Abdulkadhir Jibril at Rockingham Somali Support Group and Southwark Somali Forum, and also with Somali pupils from the Lambeth and Southwark area.
Our Saga - Part 2
The second part of the documentary about transport and disabled and wheelchair users. Transport for London is under scrutiny.
Our Saga - Part 3
This final part of the Freewheelers documentary about disability transport, particularly in Surrey and on the outer fringes of London, leaves matters with spirits intact even if going nowhere fast.
Our Saga - Part 1
A documentary about transport issues for disabled and wheelchair users tackled by Freewheelers Theatre Company, led by Peter Messer. Transport for London is roundly charged with running an inadequate system. This is the first part of three.
Prisoner B - Uncut
Uncut interview with knife crime murderer, the concluding section. He seems totally contrite ... how much is that down to work he has done on himself in prison ? Here is a message for all knife carrying young people dabbling in crime. Prisoner B was 17 when jailed and had been inside for 9 years when this interview was filmed.
Prisoner M - Part 1
A serving prisoner talks about his life on crack, his early fascination for knives and the abuse he suffered in a largely loveless family world. Gang culture for a time gave him the 'family' he lacked. He went on to commit violent crimes before turning his life round. Is lack of love at an early age the reason for loss of self esteem, a taste for violence and crime ?
Prisoner M - Part 2
Prisoner M reveals the forces at work in his early life, tracking his descent into darkest paranoia, induced by addiction to crack cocaine. After years on the dark side of life he emerges with hope of redemption and full self awareness of his actions, their consequences and his victims. He is a chastened and wiser man.
Prisoner B - Part 1
Can two prisoners inside for knife crimes make something of their lives and time away from family, friends and freedom ? What does it look and feel like inside one of Britain's jails ?
Prisoner B - Part 2
Interview with a lifer in an English jail, sentenced for knife crime, killing a man in a fight. He was out car-jacking and it went wrong when ... if he hadn't been carrying a knife, what might not have happened ?
Shaolin Monks at HRC (1)
A group of Shaloin monks on a visit from their temple in China visited a college in Herts, England. Media students filmed them in the TV studio and got them to talk about their life, training, and their reason for visiting the UK.
Shaolin Monks at HRC (2)
An edited film capturing martial arts action by a group of young Shaolin monks from the Shaolin temple in China. They visited a college TV studio and were filmed in action and in conversation.