HALF WAY

 

DIr: Daisy-May Hudson

Beehive Films LTD.

Year of production: 2015

Running Time: 93 min

Nominated for a Grierson 2017

Nominated for a BIFA 2017

HALF WAY chronicles the experience of a homeless family living half way between homes.  Told through the eyes of Daisy, as daughter and filmmaker, HALF WAY offers exclusive access into offers exclusive access into one of the many ordinary families in Britain who have lost their home at the grip of a national housing crisis.

In 2016, HALF WAY was screened across the country in a nationwide theatrical tour to 4 and 5 star reviews. In 2017, the film was nominated for a Grierson and a BIFA, and Daisy was named BAFTA Breakthrough Brit for her work on the film.

The film also partnered with Shelter on their 50th anniversary and played both in Houses of Parliament and City Hall as official evidence in an inquiry into housing.

Half Way is available to rent or buy via digital download on the following platforms:

Amazon
iTunes
Vimeo
Google Play

MOTHERLAND

DIr: Ellen Evans

Beehive Films LTD.

Year of production: 2019

Running Time: 13 min

Shortlisted for a Grierson 2020

Nominated for BSC Short film Cinematography Award 2020

Motherland is the first film in the first Volume of The Uncertain Kingdom. Watch on the following VOD platforms:

BFI Player

Apple TV

Amazon Prime

Curzon Home Cinema

Google Play

Motherland traces the experiences of two Jamaican-born Brits who have been forcibly returned to their “home country”, alongside the story of a Windrush-generation man denied re-entry to the UK. Through the personal accounts of those who have had their British identity questioned by the state, MOTHERLAND explores what it really means for someone to “go back home”.

 

 

"A powerful study" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

"A searing account" - Danny Leigh, The Financial Times

✰✰✰✰ - The Times

✰✰✰✰ - Time Out

✰✰✰✰ - The Evening Standard

IN DEVELOPMENT

A long-short and a feature, partially funded

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