Foresight

Foresight
  • 2021
  • UK
  • 1h 1min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nadia Latif, Akinola Davies, Adeyemi Michael, Jeremy Cole, Elliot Barnes Worrell

An anthology of short films from Black British directors exploring alternate realities.

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Film4 and Fruit Tree Media present Foresight, a compilation of short films set in the UK that imagine the future for Black and Brown characters. Written, directed, and produced by culturally diverse filmmakers who call the UK home, Foresight is an urgent anthology that explores alternate realities through the lens of five Black British directors. This time capsule collection contributes to a perspective and point of view continually missing from our screens… a future where people of colour exist!

They Heard Him Shout Allahu Akbar (directed by Nadia Latif, 11 mins)
Zaid, recently released from prison for an unknown crime, tries to reintegrate into his previous life, only to find that the arms of the state can control what he says and does.

X US (directed by Akinola Davies, 10 mins)
Two unaccompanied brothers embark on a journey to a new settlement on the moon planet Titan. Their interactions reflect the subtle naivety and anxious fear this huge moment means for each of them amidst an industrial sized group of migrants.

The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be (directed by Adeyemi Michael, 20 mins)
By the year 2080, climate change has forced human beings from the Earth, those who remain forced to live isolated nomadic existence. In the desolate landscape, Dez forages for survival, until they unearth a morsel of the past which leads them on an unexpected mission.

Twice as Good (directed by Jeremy Cole, 10 mins)
The night before her son Dee Dee’s seventh birthday, an unexpected intruder crash-lands into Grace’s kitchen. As she discovers who the intruder, Grace must decide how to protect her son while navigating the complexities of Black parenthood in modern Britain.

Digging (directed by Elliot Barnes Worrell, 10 mins)
Ziba, Ché, Neela and Kofi use their devices to take trips through their memories to settle an argument

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