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Forest Gate Girls (Trailer)


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2016 31 mins 40 secs Colour Dolby Digital

Habibah and Rouqaya are two teenage Muslim girls born and raised in East London and both go to an all-girls faith school in Newham.

Within the microcosm of the school, and against a backdrop of waves of teenagers going to Syria to join Isis as well as growing Islamophobia, Habibah and Rouqaya try to make sense of the identity crisis that Muslim youngsters are facing today, in particular the wish to belong. The same need to belong that may have tempted others to consider leaving the UK.

Filmmakers Role Department
Tariq Elmeri Director/Producer/Cinematographer Directing Documentary
Khaled Gad Producer Producing
Luciana Riso Cinematographer Cinematography
Katy Planchette Production Manager Production Management for Film and Television
Victoria Lockwood Sound Recordist Sound Recording for Film and Television
Andonis Trattos Editor Editing
Marcin Szumilas Sound Editor & Re-recording Mixer Sound Design for Film and Television
Marina Elderton Composer Composing for Film and Television
Eloise Tomlinson Online Editor & Colour Grader Digital Effects
Amée Simpson Sound Recordist Non-Graduating Crew - NFTS Graduate 2013
Bijun Zhuge Titles Non-Graduating Crew
Philip Collingham Cello Playe r Non-Graduating Crew
Josh Doughty Kora Player Non-Graduating Crew