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We the Ragamuffin
We the Ragamuffin

We the Ragamuffin 1992

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We the Ragamuffin 1992

30 mins United Kingdom Director. Julian Henriques

Filled with undeniable style, the vibrations of local sound systems and rhythmic Jamaican patois, Julian Henriques' urban odyssey is an energetic declaration of British Caribbean Dancehall culture, shot on location on the North Peckham Estate. The cast of local artists glide between realism and whimsy using improvised dialogue and musical performance, with the titular Ragamuffins using musical innovation to sidestep the negative aspects of urban life.

This film is regarded as a prelude to Henriques' ragga musical Babymother, also available on BFI Player.

Tega Otiki

Directed by

Julian Henriques

Collection

Black British Filmmaking

Released

1992

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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