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Affected

A film by Helena Thompson for SPID Theatre Company and Ash & Naeem Mahmood for Transient Film Exchange

Affected has been screen at LA Femme Film Festival , Hollywood, October 2011, the British Film Institute and Portobello Film Festival.

Spooky! Our futuristic film Affected predicted the London riots!

As natural resources run out, mass looting and fighting break out on the street. People are turning ‘affected,’ possessed by greed and empty of empathy. Teenage documentary maker Jacob and his girlfriend Laura take their camera to the violent Eden Estate…

SPID collaborated with Ash and Naeem Mahmood of Transient Film Exchange  to create Affected based on our show The Garden . Affected was made with London teenagers, and was funded by Media Box, Positive Choices, London Councils and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea with support from their Tenant’s Management Organisation.

Affected won a Young People Now award and was selected for the LA Femme festival in Hollywood!

See the Making of Affected