Leah (Lily Newmark) is a young, affluent YouTuber with filmmaking aspirations, seeking authenticity on the streets of Brixton with her camera. It’s there that she meets Benji (Ola Orebiyi): handsome, shy, and a resident of the infamous Barrier Block housing project. Despite the different worlds they inhabit, after capturing him through her lens a connection deepens between them – but their relationship with each other, and with the growing gaze of the camera, leads the pair of them down a dangerous path. An ambitious first feature from its directing duo and a showcase for the wealth of young talent in its cast, A Brixton Tale is a love story that highlights the differences and the similarities of lives lived in the city.

A Brixton Tale is presented by MASSIVE, with the five minute short film “Stories in Place: Zionly Manna” by Curtis Essel playing before the film.

  • Director :
  • Darragh Carey, Bertrand Desrochers
  • Starring :
  • Lily Newmark, Jaime Winstone, Ola Orebiyi, Michael Maloney, Barney Harris, Craige Middleburg
  • Release Date :
  • 17 Sep 2021
  • Certificate :
  • 15
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