NFTS at 50


+ Q&A with director Sarah Gavron

Sarah Gavron’s naturalistic, amusing and touching tale of a schoolgirl finding strength in friendship.

Image from Rocks + Q&A with director Sarah Gavron

UK 2019
Dir Sarah Gavron
With Bukky Bakray, Kosar Ali, D’angelou Osei Kissiedu, Shaneigha-Monik Greyson, Ruby Stokes
Certificate 12A

‘Rocks’ is a British-Nigerian teenager, growing up in East London surrounded by a band of fun and loyal friends who enjoy dancing, mucking about and Instagram. Everything changes, however, when she comes home one afternoon to find her mum has left home, leaving a note asking her to take care of her seven-year-old brother, Emmanuel.

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