As any follower of Injustice will be aware, making the film has been a difficult task. I’ve pointed out elsewhere the production process and the conditions under… Read more “What next for Injustice?”
Category: Filmmaking reflexions
Who is Unsound Robin, and why did he make Injustice like this?
Below is the Who Is Unsound Robin piece and, here is why I chose anonymity. If you’ve come here from Julia H Downes’s piece, you might be… Read more “Who is Unsound Robin, and why did he make Injustice like this?”
The rage of convicts and breaking the cycle of anger
The inner rage The message from the criminologist who knows my case was reassuring. I like him a lot. He told me he admires my restraint, how… Read more “The rage of convicts and breaking the cycle of anger”
The World’s Worst Gangster?
“I’m gonna take my weed with me to court yeah, show dem police are fucking lying yo”. Jay isn’t the sharpest legal mind. I advised him that… Read more “The World’s Worst Gangster?”
A note on radical film making
Musings on our film making adventures… Shortly before the end of filming my camera broke. While shooting the last scenes of Injustice, one of the producers, Charlotte,… Read more “A note on radical film making”
Making a radical film about crime and prison, while being a convict.
Injustice is, in the tradition of the Director’s radical film-making, a somewhat incidental film. It was inspired by my own conviction, punishment, and what I experienced therein.… Read more “Making a radical film about crime and prison, while being a convict.”
Complexity and Contempt of Court – an anonymous guest blog
This blog was written thanks to the anonymous contribution of someone who experienced the injustices of the legal system in the UK. This article is part of… Read more “Complexity and Contempt of Court – an anonymous guest blog”
Prison and Third Cinema: a much needed perspective – by Deirdre O’Neill
For more on Third Cinema, check out this blog on the Sambiki Saru website. To make a film about prison, prisoners and the ‘justice system’ in this… Read more “Prison and Third Cinema: a much needed perspective – by Deirdre O’Neill”
Crime, common sense, and the view from inside
Crime is one of those areas ruled by ignorance. Despite decades of research and millions of words written, the political and media hysteria over crime has ensured… Read more “Crime, common sense, and the view from inside”
Love overcoming convictions: prisoners and their other halves
If are one of the hidden regions, then prisoners are phantasms walking through them. Perhaps even more hidden away are the prisoner’s loved ones. Prisoners have sons, daughters, brothers and sisters. Many have wives, husbands and children, yet there is almost no consideration given to their fate.