RANDOM ACTS : LEMN SISSAY

Six films from renowned performance poet Lemn Sissay MBE, shot on location in London and New York

Random Acts on Channel 4


Directed by Andrew Hinton and James Jessett (Remember How We Got Forget) for Channel 4

APPLECART ART

Applecart is poet Lemn Sissay’s thoughts on the slam poetry scene and filmed at Rich Mix in East London on Tongue Fu night.

ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

Elephant in the room is a heartbreaking spoken word film about an obvious truth that is being ignored.

ARCHITECTURE

An empty office at night, a man reflects on his life and keeps telling himself he has got it covered. 

SPEED

One man on a bridge with obstacles in his way, moving slow and fast, then... bang!

REMEMBER HOW WE FORGOT

Lemn Sissay's poem, Remember How We Forgot, is a poet's news report on the war on language of politicians' rhetoric and double-speak. 

TORCH

Torch, a one man's discovery that all is not dictated by time