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The Hard Stop feature film charts the story behind the worse civil unrest in modern British history. Over several years, director George Amponsah follows childhood friends, Marcus and Kurtis, of Mark Duggan who was killed by armed police on 4 August 2011, this incident set in motion a wave of riots across the city.



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Dionne, 2015 European Emerging Producer [online feature here] has years of experience in film, TV and media production which includes facilitating blockbuster films such as Kurbick's Eyes Wide Shut, A Kind of Hush, The Lost Son and the Harry Potter series. She has honed the art of developing unique programmes for wide and niche audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. Dionne's first prominent artistic effort was as the festival director of the inaugural Camden Film Festival: Made in Camden [CNJ feature here]. For which she designed and programmed locally shot films including The Ladykillers and cult indie Withnail and I to a sold out theatre, and worked in partnership with Roundhouse, ICO, Odeon and MTV Europe. She then went on to curate the conceptual Solar Cinema [Film London article here] with short films on wide subject matters: from green and global south issues to south east Asian, Indian, and Bangladeshi cinema, at London's biggest green fair in Regent's Park. Her programmes for British Museum: Green History (2010), Waves of Protest (2011) [BM Whats on here] and Changing the World (2012) series were well received. For the latter she engaged an audience with an intricately woven transmedia presentation of fine art, film and online display. As a film producer and director [IMDB filmography: click here], she was the UK producer of OnePeople (2012), a collaborative documentary.


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