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The Harms of Hate

Award winning film 'The Harms of Hate' showcases the stories of seven people who have been victims of hate crimes in Leicester, all of whom come from a range of backgrounds and who have been victimised for different reasons and in a variety of ways.

The film highlights a number of themes, including:

•The range of people affected by hate incidents.
•The different forms that hate incidents can take.
•The impact that hate incidents have on victims, their families and wider communities.
•The advice that these victims would offer to people suffering from similar experiences.

  • Hayley Evans
    'The Making of Latex 101' 'Online sex work in the 21st century'
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 42 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 26, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    0 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD, Canon 5D Mark III
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Royal Television Awards Midlands 2014
    United Kingdom
    November 6, 2014
    UK Premiere
    Best Factual Production
  • Learning on Screen Awards 2015
    United Kingdom
    March 19, 2015
    General In-House Production Award
  • Learning on Screen Awards 2015
    United Kingdom
    March 19, 2015
    Special Jury Prize
  • ASFF - Aesthetica Short Film Festival http://www.asff.co.uk/
    United Kingdom
    November 17, 2014
    Screening Only
  • Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Fest.

    Award Winner
Director Biography - Hayley Evans

Hayley Evans is a Liverpool born filmmaker. She enjoys finding interesting situations and giving people a voice. She never starts out with preconceived ideas, instead she prefers to let the story evolve during the filmmaking process.

The Making of Latex 101 (2016) ventures into the world of the ‘alternative’ and burlesque and showcases a team of ordinary people who make extraordinary things. They hand make a staggering array of latex fashion and kinky-wear all with a little help from their cat Chuckie.

The team spend much of their life travelling around the UK and Europe selling their wares at fetish fairs like the Birmingham Bizarre Bazaar, Manchester and Glasgow Alternative & Burlesque fairs, Fetish Evolution, German Fetish Ball, BoundCon, and many more.

Her film The Harms of Hate won the Royal Television Society Best Factual Programme (2014). It highlights the stories of seven very different people living in Leicester all of whom became victims of hate. They were victimised for different reasons and in a variety of ways.

This film also topped the BUFC’s Learning on Screen Awards as Best General In-House Production and bagged a further award as the event’s overall Special Jury Prize winner. The Harms of Hate is used by the police, social services and in schools as a way of raising awareness about hate crime and its devastating effects.

Her earlier student video pieces The Bridge (2009) and Till Death Do Us Part (2011) won BBC Awards for Best Short film.

Her films have been showcased at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival York.

She is always on the lookout for unusual circumstances, quirky people and stories that just can't be left untold.

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