One Mile Away Reviews

February 13, 2019
Woolcock's latest refuses to accept an oversimplification of the situation - and demands that the audience do the same.
March 29, 2013
For this documentary about gang rivalry, filmmaker Penny Woolcock returns to the setting of her 2009 rap musical 1 Day and finds a story that's even more powerful than the first time around.
March 29, 2013
An eye-opening process.
March 28, 2013
The doc's short on context, and too forgiving of its poster boys, but as a study of their commitment to bettering themselves and the community, it's inspiring.
March 28, 2013
Engaging, thoughtful, funny, fearless.
March 27, 2013
If One Mile Away can foster a sense of whole-city community within certain factions, a 7 Up style sequel would be a good thing for everyone to aim for.
March 26, 2013
Genuinely eye-opening.
March 22, 2013
Woolcock's coy interview style is a typically mixed blessing: it gains gang-members' trust, but a more probing approach might have revealed more.
March 14, 2013
The strength of One Mile Away is that it gives the viewer a palpable sense of what it's like to be caught up in these 'postcode' wars ...