RTS Screening of 4 Blocks

The TNT Serie Original 4 Blocks tells a story of betrayal and guilt, friendship and family in an Arab family in the Neukölln district of Berlin, season one is available on Amazon Prime Video. The second season opens one year after a dramatic showdown. A lot has changed for the Hamadys: Abbas is on trial for murder, Amara has a new start with Latif, and just as Toni is getting closer to his dream of a real-estate business, his thirst for power puts his marriage at risk. Meanwhile the powerful al-Saafis do not intend to relinquish their control of Berlin without a fight.

Cast of The Bay talk twists and turns at RTS North West screening

Morven Christie and Daragh Carville (Credit: JesRPB photography)

Following the screening of episode one, executive producer Catherine Oldfield, co-creator and writer Daragh Carville, and actors Morven Christie and Daniel Ryan were on hand to discuss the show with ITV Granada Reports presenter Ann O’Connor.

Christie plays a detective sergeant and family liaison officer, who is embedded to offer support to the family of missing teenage twins, which allows her to investigate their disappearance from within.

“I was introduced to people in the neighbourhood, which helped”: 4 Blocks creative team talk making drama

Kida Khodr Ramadan (Ali “Toni” Hamady) at the screening (Credit: Paul Hampartsoumian)

4 Blocks tells the story of the Hamady crime family, which is engaged in a bloody fight for control of the drug trade in the Neukölln district of Berlin with the rival al-Saafi clan.

Kida Khodr Ramadan, who plays the head of the clan, Ali “Toni” Hamady, was at the screening, and told the audience: “It’s a pleasure to see you all here in my first time in London."

Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie screening

Premiering in 2018 at Tribeca Film Festival and Hot Docs, Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie is a 90-minute documentary film from Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Andrea Nevins (The Other F Word) for Hulu (USA). The documentary film sees Barbie’s transformation over the years from her humble origins to her controversial persona today, throughout which Barbie has become a fashion icon, a lightning rod and a target for feminists.