Shoot the messenger – GAFTA
Directed by Ngozi Onwurah, « Shoot the messenger » tells a provocative tale about a young man’s feelings on what it’s like to be black. Joe, a black teacher in inner-London, is accused of assaulting one of his black pupils. Joe loses his job and his sanity as the black community turns on him, branding him a racist. Destitute, Joe must confront his fear and hatred of his own community to reclaim his life.