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A brilliant new film festival examining the last 20 years of the War on Terror.
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“A chilling yet stunning confrontation of Europe’s colonial amnesia”
“Harrowing but hugely important”
"It is refreshing to see Femi taking on the topic of colonialism."
We aim to create an environment where being wrong is as accepted as being right, a place that supports the freedom to take risks, knowing that the edges of our work are where the greatest success lies.
We are deeply drawn towards projects that give us, and the audience, a greater understanding of the world we live in
Inside Out Films is an international production company based in the South West of England and operates out of the U.K. and South Africa.
written by Carne Ross
A procedural series set within the little known, yet vivid, international world of one of the globes most significant institutions – the United Nations. A contemporary story told through the eyes of a British diplomat working in the UN headquarters in New York City.
independent feature film
Hailed as one of the most secretive, unsolved, unjust aspects of the British empire. “Chagos” in a feature film set around the highly controversial US Army base situated on the Chagos Archipelago.
independent feature documentary
directed by Gordon Main
London Recruits is an upcoming documentary film about the true story of the young men and women who undertook clandestine missions for the ANC during apartheid South Africa. Kept secret for over 40 years, their part in the long struggle for freedom can finally be told.
feature documentary supported by BFI, Doc Society & BBC
featuring and co-written by Femi Nylander
“African Apocalypse” is directed by Rob Lemkin and produced by Geoff Arbourne, David Upshal and Rob Lemkin. Cinematography by Claude Garnier ASC and edited by multi-award-winning editor David Charap.
The film had its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2020.
feature documentary for Netflix & BBC Storyville
directed by Maya Zinshtein
“Forever Pure” is set in January, 2013. A secretive transfer deal transported two Muslim players into the heart of Israel and the Jewish oriented Beitar Jerusalem F.C., leading to the most racist campaign in Israeli sport. One season and one football team in crisis, as power, money and politics fuel a club spiralling out of control.
directed by Maya Zinshtein
“Beitar Jerusalem” is a symbol of rightwing Israel. But in 2012-2013 the club signed two Chechen Muslim players, enraging Beitar’s hardcore fans, La Familia, some of whom sing of being racist. Some of Israel’s political leaders find La Familia embarrassing. But do they simply reflect a wider problem facing Israel – a polarised society? Guardian link
Seeds of Discontent
“Seeds of discontent” is short documentary produced for the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Released less than a week before the UN Committee for World Food Security meets in Rome, this film gives a compelling visual portrait of how investment by private financial players can undermine food security and human rights in developing countries.
short doc for Abahlali baseMjondolo
Tin Can Town is set in June 2010, as the football World Cup finally arrived in Africa. Thousands of families already living in dire straits were brutally sentenced to a life of poverty, as they were evicted to tin shacks miles from their homes, hidden from the television screens and the worlds media attention. Tin Can Town follows local residents through police brutality, family separation, and their struggle to reclaim the peoples game.
inside out's production team
Our only criteria is that each new project offers a new challenge, a new development. Often controversial, always provocative, our films stands as our statement of intent
Jacintha de Nobrega
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