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In August 2011, 29 year old Mark Duggan was shot and killed whilst being arrested by armed police in Tottenham. This incident ignited a riot that escalated into a week of the worst civil unrest in recent British history.

THE HARD STOP is screened as part of Beyond the Blade film season which aims to promote the awareness of the dangers of knife crime and gang related violence through the love of film and film events. The acclaimed documentary explores gang culture in the Midlands as told by those living on the streets of Birmingham.

Beyond the Blade is a season curated by Victoria Park Productions Ltd with support from Film Hub Midlands and BFI Audience Network.