Posts Tagged ‘homeless’

Game Girls – Interview with the Director

Across oceans and unknown to many, Skid Row is an area in Los Angeles famously known as the ‘homeless capital of the US’. In an intimate, unassuming documentary, Game Girls follows the lives of two women, Teri and Tiahna, skirting and moving on from life on Skid Row. Combining fly-on-the-wall observation and recurring workshops led by…

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Homelessness Awareness Week 2018

As we say goodbye to Winter and march into Spring, partner organisations across Bristol open their doors to encourage people to think about the community we live in, look out for family and friends and scoop people up before they fall. Bristol Homelessness Awareness Week (February 24- 3 March) aims to raise awareness of homelessness,…

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Sleeping Rough – Epigram Review

More exciting Sleeping Rough news! So we had our first Bristol screening of Sleeping Rough last week! It might have still been a private screening, but every time we put it on the big screen in front of an audience, no matter how big that audience is, it feels like a huge event; and it…

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Where Are We Now?

Happy 2018 everyone; Pastles Productions is set for a very busy year in 2018, and we think it’s gonna be a good one. Here’s why: We’re heading in new directions. In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve got a shiny new website! We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to Adam and the team at…

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Big Sleep Out 2017

Back in November, we had our first preview for Sleeping Rough, Pastles Productions’ first feature film. We were really lucky to screen at The Big Issue Foundation’s Big Sleep Out at the Oval, London, where film got an amazing reception, and we were stunned by the positive feedback from both members of the public and Big…

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"There is something really tangible that people can do."

This morning, the Senior Policy Officer at Crisis, Alice Ashworth, kindly took some time out of her working day to speak to us about our Sleeping Rough project and the work that Crisis does to improve the situation of homeless people in the UK. by Melita Cameron-Wood M: One of the main things that we…

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Smile at a Stranger

Tonight I visited one of Smile at a Stranger‘s soup kitchens in Exeter, chatted to some great characters and got some fascinating stories. The team there do a fantastic committed job, and I was astounded by the commitment of these guys, and by the feeling of community between everyone that’s there. #SleepingRoughFilm is going really…

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Volunteers needed!

We’re looking for volunteers to collaborate in the pre-production of an upcoming docudrama raising awareness of homelessness. Volunteering will involve chatting to rough sleepers, potentially visiting shelters and recording interviews. For more info about the project, please go to www.pastlesproductions.com/sleeping-rough or email [email protected] to get involved.

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