through a different lens
black & brown is a London based production company headed by Usayd Younis. We bring challenging and exciting films that centre people of colour to mass audiences. black & brown’s first feature documentary Generation Revolution was released in UK cinemas and streamed on Netflix.
We offer directing and producing services and can see your project through from germination to transmission. We have worked with organisations including various Universities, the NHS and the Open University. See our services page for more.
death by pollution (2021)
Do we all breathe the same air?
Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah was a nine-year-old girl who lived in south-east London and died in 2013. The cause of death was listed as air pollution, now her mother is fighting to make clean air a human right.
Death by Pollution is currently part of the ‘In the Air‘ exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, London.
reclaiming work (2020)
Reclaiming Work is a real David versus Goliath story that follows the journeys of a number of European cycle couriers as they subvert cutting edge technology to challenge corporate giants like Uber Eats and Deliveroo.
generation revolution (2016)
Generation Revolution brings to screen the powerful story of a new generation of black and brown activists who are changing the social and political landscape in the capital and beyond. The film has been screened in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia and is available on digital platforms.See Generation Revolution »
in the press
Generation Revolution – passion and idealism in brave documentary
Generation Revolution Featured in Channel 4 News Report
New documentary gives voice to London’s young activists of colour
Directors Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless go live on BBC Radio to discuss their work.
This Documentary Shows How Young People Are Changing Protests in the U.K.
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