The Hard Stop
- 1h 28min
- Directed by: George Amponsah
Sombre documentary about the 2011 police shooting of Mark Duggan in Tottenham Hale, and its fallout, especially the effect on his childhood friends Marcus Knox-Hooke and Kurtis Henville. A compassionate portrait of black masculinity in crisis and of the society that offers them little opportunity.
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The Hard Stop11 Jul 2016
Moving and insightful documentary about the controversial shooting of Mark Duggan
The words of Martin Luther King (‘A riot is the language of the unheard’) open George Amponsah’s sombre and stylish documentary, which looks at the 2011 police shooting of Mark Duggan in Tottenham Hale, an incendiary act which had far-reaching…
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