NG83 When We Were B Boys

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NG83 When We Were B Boys

WINNER OF BEST DOCUMENTARY AT THE HIP HOP FILM FESTIVAL, NEW YORK

★★★ Total Film | ★★★ The Sunday Times | ★★★ The Guardian

“Packs one hell of an emotional knockout punch while being funny and entertaining.”
The Resident, NYC

“Life affirming and moving.” VICE

“It's about passion overcoming the impossible. You just don’t get this kind of sh*t anymore.” Jason Williamson, Sleaford Mods

“You realise when you look back how Hip Hop came from America and changed this country. I think there’s something beautiful about those times.” Goldie

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Five former breakdancers reflect on their youthful rites of passage through the vibrant UK Hip Hop scene of the early 1980s and how it allowed them to escape the confines of life on inner city council estates. As the wild energy of the scene burned out their adolescent dreams met the realities of adulthood. But the scene had a lasting legacy on their lives - once a B Boy, always a B Boy... and a tragic event gives them an unexpected chance to recapture the past.

Previously unseen archive footage shines the light on a forgotten era in British youth culture in this humorous and poignant character-driven documentary.

Directed by Claude Knight, Luke Scott and Sam Derby-Cooper.

NG83 Productions, in association with Heritage Lottery and EM Media.

  • STANDARD EDITION

    EXTRAS - 44 minutes of interviews with members of old school UK B Boy crews - including Goldie from Wolverhampton B Boys, Assassinators, Rock City Crew, Rocatrons, Broken Glass, Street Machine and Look Twice.

    Renting the film means you get three days to watch everything as many times as you like!

  • DELUXE EDITION

    EXTRAS - 44 minutes of interviews with members of old school UK B Boy crews - including Goldie from Wolverhampton B Boys, Assassinators, Rock City Crew, Rocatrons, Broken Glass, Street Machine and Look Twice.

    PLUS download of Run Free - a track by Terri Walker created especially for the film.

    Renting the film means you get three days to watch everything as many times as you like! You get to download and keep the Terri Walker track.