Free-to-share movie on gangs in Birmingham: "One Mile Away"

Jamie King from VODO (a film company that raises money through crowdfunding and releases the results over BitTorrent with CC licenses) sez, "BritDoc and VODO have come together for this Free-To-Share release of a crucial film on the attempts by two warring gangs in inner-city Birmingham (UK) -- the Burger Bar Boys and the Johnson Crew -- to bring peace to their neighbourhoods. One Mile Away is compelling, ground-breaking viewing, showing how the determination of ordinary people can transform entrenched social problem. We're sharing under a CC license in the hope that as many people as possible will help get its important message out there!"

One Mile Away (Thanks, Jamie!)


  1. “the attempts by two warring gangs in inner-city Birmingham (UK) – … bring peace to their

    Try disbanding. The usual treason there is no peace is the violent actions of said gangs in the first place.

    1. This. UK gangs are a ridiculous offshoot of US ghetto-culture, they have no relationship with their historical communities, their influence is entirely negative. The best strategy for dealing with them is make them look ridiculous, like Sasha Cohen did as “Ali G”.

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