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1 Day

1 Day

Based on real-life gang culture in Birmingham, 1 Day delivers a raw and hard-hitting reflection of what life is like in the street, where sex, drugs and violence are a way of life. This high-octane film is released on DVD on 12 April from Momentum Pictures. Winner of the Best Festival Film at the Black International Film Festival, 1 Day was released in cinemas by Vertigo Films to much controversy, and was pulled in several cities as it sparked debates on gang culture.

West Midlands Police As Film Censors?

West Midlands Police As Film Censors?

Maybe I’m wrong here maybe I’m misguided but when did the police become film censors? Well in Birmingham it seems that they are they are now, West Midlands police have decided that the BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) are not doing a good enough job of rating films and have decided to step in and stop the ‘controversial’ new film 1 Day being screened in the city where it was filmed.

Vertigo Films – 1 Day

Vertigo Films have announced the release of ‘1 DAY’ - a Blast! Films production for Channel4 and Screen West Midlands - in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on 4th September 2009. Labelled Britain’s first hip hop musical,  '1 DAY' captures a very, very bad day in the life of hustler, Flash.