Black Sheep

2018 | Documentary | Short Film

2019 Oscar nominated documentary about black man lliving on a white estate run by racists

After the high-profile killing of Damilola Taylor, Cornelius' family move out of London. But when they discover their new town is run by racists, Cornelius takes a drastic step to survive.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled its short list of documentary shorts contenders for the upcoming 2019 Oscars, including Ed Perkins' Black Sheep!

Ed Perkins is a Grierson award winning documentary filmmaker living and working in London. Ed has directed, filmed and edited for National Geographic, BBC, Channel 4, The New Yorker, Stateless Media, Vanity Fair, The Guardian and Focus Features. In 2015, Ed was named as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit.

Director: Ed Perkins
Stars: Kai Francis Lewis, Cornelius Walker

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