Reframing the ‘Riots’ – Voices of the Unheard

We’re excited about the premier of a new feature-length documentary in London today – Riots Reframed takes a look back at the 2011 UK uprising in London and reframes the mainstream media narratives of “feral youth” through voices of resistance, dramatic monologue and raw spoken word. Film-maker Fahim Alam is keen to “emphasise the ‘positive’ […]

Zena Edwards in new video documentary on ‘riots’

Check out a taster of this critical new film coming out soon, this one featuring Zena Edwards. To follow what’s happening with the film VoiceOver: Riots Reframed, go here.They write: ‘VoiceOver: Riots Reframed’ is an independent documentary aimed at countering mainstream discourse on last year’s riots and riots that occur in poor, racialised and marginalised communities […]

Videos of Shake! at Rebellious Media Conference

Those good people at RMC have now put up a great compilation of videos from Shake’s session “The Unheard: Youth, ‘the riots’ and the media” at the 2011 conference in London. Watch recordings from the session itself, plus interviews and poetry performed by Rotimi, Samia, Selina and Kadish (Leeds Young Authors).   Also watch interviews with […]

The Unheard: more great feedback

Ro, Kadish, Selina on the panel The emails are still coming in about Shake’s event “The Unheard: Youth, the ‘riots’, and the media” at Rebellious Media Conference on 9th October. “…I was over at the Rebellious Media Conference and caught the discussion on the London riots that you  guys were involved in facilitating. It was fantastic…..”  From Rabble […]

Praises for Shake event at Rebellious Media Conference

Well, we seemed to have totally hit the spot on Sunday with our session “The Unheard: Youth, the ‘riots’ and the media” at Rebellious Media Conference. + here’s one of many praising tweets, and an extract from same person on a blog review of the conference: @RUDY2HATS Best workshop of the RMC, many thanks… […]

Mainstream Media Coverage of UK “Riots” compared to War Reporting: John Pilger & Greg Philo at the Rebellious Media Conference

We had an amazing and inspiring experience at the Rebellious Media Conference this weekend and a full house and lively discussion for our session on Unheard Voices: Youth,‘The Riots’ and the Media. A proper write up and review of that event and more links soon but for now here is the discussion on the mainstream […]

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