anxiety rap

Anxiety Rap is a short documentary that follows East London's most distinct alternative Hip-Hop duo as they wrestle with being young artists who also struggle with everyday social anxiety.

Mental health can often distort your perception of the world, this is a glimpse into what it is like to be defiantly hopefully in the face of adversity.

  • Afshin Robin Rohani
  • Qian MeiQian
  • Sepehr Malek
    Sound Design
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    bisexual, gay, rap, music, mental health, anxiety, short doc, short docs, social, hip-hop, hiphop, rapper, rappers, depression, hope, change, london, uk, ldn, female, youth, young people, social media, documentary, indie, social issues, friendship
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital - 1080p
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Director Biography - Afshin Robin Rohani

Afshin is a filmmaker based in London previously he has been involved in using film to campaign for human rights and is a keen advocate of collaborative and disruptive approaches to documentary film-making.

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Director Statement

His first indie short doc 'anxiety rap' (2017) is an intimate profile about a health crisis that affects some of society's most vulnerable yet inspiring young people.

It follows one day and one evening in the life of two misfit musicians as they attempt to break into the alternative Hip-Hop scene; whilst embracing their mental health recovery.