A spirited teenage girl suddenly finds herself struggling to take care of herself and her younger brother in this surprising portrait of resilience.
The film follows teenager Rocks (Bukky Bakray) who fears that she and her little brother Emmanuel (D’angelou Osei Kissiedu) will be forced apart if anyone finds out they are living alone. With the help of her friends, she evades the authorities and navigates the most defining days of her life. A film about the joy, resilience and spirit of girlhood.
Triple F-Rated Film – Directed by a woman, written by a woman and starring significant women in their own right.
Part of Black History Month
FilmTalk: Panel discussion follows screening.
This screening includes a pre-recorded introduction and post screening discussion hosted by Birds’ Eye View director-at-large, Mia Bays with ROCKS director Sarah Gavron, associate director Anu Henriques and writers Theresa Ikoko & Claire Wilson.