Anti-Social Behaviour | The Junction

Anti-Social Behaviour

In June 2012, whilst the eyes of the filmmaking world were focussed on Edinburgh’s International Film Festival, the focus for Leith was on a group of young local filmmakers.

‘What Do You See?’

Is a short film on Anti-Social Behaviour created by young people in Leith, it was the culmination of work undertaken by The Junction in partnership with The Citadel Youth Centre; and funded by Cashback For Communities.

The production team behind the short film, were young people aged 16 – 18, who originally met staff through street-work in the area. They then participated in a series of weekly workshops where they explored the causes and consequences of anti-social behaviour, following up with a group residential where they filmed the bulk of their material.

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“I hope that the film gets seen by lots of people, people of all ages.

 It would be good to get them thinking about what can be done to reduce anti-social behaviour” Rebecca, Assistant Director

On the night of the films launch, young people from the production team hosted a Q & A session, offering the audience the opportunity to consider their own thoughts on the subject. There was also a short awards ceremony in recognition of their achievements.

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