The Hardest Word

The Hardest Word

Saturday 7th October 2017, 14:00-15:30
Part of the UK Short Film Programme

Year: 2016
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Length: 7 min
Director: Hilow Films (Nev Brook & Emily McDonald)

Synopsis

George Montague is fighting for an apology over his arrest in 1974 under anti gay laws. This is his story….

Director’s Bio 

Nev & Emily

Emily and Nev first met working at advertising agency Wieden and Kennedy. They hit it off and decided to build a production company together – from there Hilow Films was born. Their highlights of the past two years include ‘Shogun’, a documentary commissioned as part of Idris Elba’s BBC3 takevover; ‘The Hardest Word’ which won a gold YDA award at Cannes; Shura’s music video for the single ‘Indecision’; a screening at the BFI Flare Film Festival of their documentary ‘Incomplete’ and a documentary made for The Royal British Legion in aid of their 2015 Poppy Appeal Campaign, getting them a five star rating on ‘Davids Reviews’.