This powerful documentary goes inside the far-right splinter groups emerging in the UK.
Angry, White and Proud is powerful and shocking documentary which delves into the world of the far-right in the UK.
With the weakening of the English Defence League, splinter far-right groups are on the rise and this is a remarkably candid and disturbing look at the growing number of far right splinter groups that have emerged.
In his first full length film, director Jamie Roberts spends a year getting to know members of the far-right: men who call themselves “patriots” but include some who openly admit to being racist and hating Muslims. With unprecedented access Jamie captures all aspects of their lives: from violent street protests and dramatic police arrests to the surprising reality of their domestic lives. It is an unflinching look at their extreme views on religion, race and immigration. The documentary also gives us an insight into the hidden agendas, and motivations of the men who have dedicated themselves to the far right.
Former nightclub DJ Colin from South London has been part of the nationalist movement for six years and has since set up his own group – The South London Infidels. Even though in the past his affiliation to the far-right has cost him his job, meaning he now has to live with his Italian mother; Colin retains staunch negative views on Islam.
Paul from Essex was a key figure in the now defunct English Defence League, but now heads up the South East Alliance. Paul is half Cypriot and believes that Jihadist’s are to blame for recent events not only here in the UK, but also in Cyprus.
Andy joined the far right street movement after the tragic death of his son turned his world upside down. We hear why he believes not all nationalists fit the ‘neo-Nazi’ stereotype and why grief, not racism, is the catalyst for his views.
The increase of such groups acting independently without one unifying leader puts added pressure on the police resources and this hard hitting documentary also examines whether this makes the far-right more dangerous than ever before.