A MOVING IMAGE \ 74 min \ UK

After a long absence, Nina returns home to Brixton, a rapidly gentrifying community in South London. She sets out to create the ultimate piece of art to explore her complex relationship with her community. In doing so she poses a tricky question – is she part of the problem or can she use her work to be part of the solution?


BFI London Film Festival; LA Film Festival; BLACKSTAR Film Festival; URBANWORD Film Festival

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Shola Amoo

Shola is a graduate of the National Film and Television School, his graduate film Touch won Shooting People’s Film of The Month competition, chosen by Oscar nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto. Touch also toured the UK as part of The BFI’s Sci-Fi season.

Shola’s debut Feature is a multimedia Film called A Moving Image. It had its World Premiere at The LA Film Festival 2016 in competition for the World Fiction prize and received The Special Recognition Award at The Blackstar Film Festival in Philadelphia. In October 2016, A Moving Image had its European premiere at the London Film Festival. Shola was recently commissioned by The British Council to direct a reinterpretation of Othello written by visual artist Phoebe Boswell as part of “Shakespeare Lives”.

He is currently developing more features projects, including a drama called The Last Tree, which was initially developed on the 2014 Ifeatures scheme (BBC Films, Creative England, The BFI) and a Sci-fi script called Dome, developed on the British Council’s Script Junction program, with The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) and The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Nigeria.

All from this director.