May 31, 2018
Stance explores PTSD and how people living in violent neighborhoods are developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder at rates as high, if not higher, than veterans who served on the frontline in Iraq. With alarmingly high rates of violent crime in the UK capital, Stance wanted get to the heart of this issue and find out what needs to change. We also explore intergenerational trauma and how, if left untreated, PTSD can be transmitted to future generations.
We hear from filmmaker and photographer Khalik Allah about his highly acclaimed new film, Black Mother. The New Yorker described Khalik Allah as 'one of the most original documentary filmmakers working today' and he was a cinematographer on Beyonce's Lemonade.
Finally, we speak to the thorn in government of China's side, activist and member of the famed Feminist Five, Li Maizi. We find out more about feminism and the LGBTQ community in China, and the impact of Government enforced censorship on movements like #metoo.