Watch Mark – Past Mistakes & Redemption in London – England Your England Short Film

Mark from the England Your England short film series tells the story of Mark who spent over a decade behind bars after being convicted for drug dealing. While it has been a difficult road, Mark has managed to find redemption by working as a counsellor for other people from similar backgrounds.

Mark's chosen charity is User Voice, which is based on the idea that only offenders can stop re-offending. You can learn more about the film from the England Your England website.

Watch Patrick – Ageing & Independent Living In London – England Your England Short Film

Patrick, part of the England Your England short film series, is about 81 year old Patrick who continues to live an independent life in central London and helps those around him. It touches on ageing in the city and the feeling of alienation that sometimes results.

Each film in the series is helping to raise money for charity, with Age UK Camden being the chosen one for this movie. You can learn more about the making of the film and see other stills on the England Your England website.

Watch Richard – Working & Sleeping Rough In London – England Your England Short Film

Richard from the England Your England short film series focuses Richard Roberts who both tunes pianos and sleeps rough with no fixed address. The film looks at our consumerist society and what we really need to be happy. I won't say any more other than watch it.

Richard also runs a blog and you can find out more about the film here. The series is designed to raise money for charity with Westminster Boating Base being the chosen one for this movie.