The film follows teenager Rocks (Bukky Bakray) who fears that she and her little brother Emmanuel (D’angelou Osei Kissiedu) will be forced apart if anyone finds out they are living alone. With the help of her friends, she evades the authorities and navigates the most defining days of her life. Rocks is a film about the joy, resilience and spirit of girlhood.

Prerecorded Director Introduction

This screening is brought to you in collaboration with Reclaim The Frame and includes a pre-recorded introduction from director Sarah Gavron, associate director Anu Henriques and writers Theresa Ikoko & Claire Wilson. 

Please note that the introduction will begin 10 minutes before the scheduled start of the film.

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Sarah Gavron


Bukky Bakray, D'angelou Osei Kissiedu, Kosar Ali

Running Time:

93 minutes


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