Ourland Productions is a new collaboration between Helen Trew and Robert Rae specializing in socially engaged film and theatre productions based on human interaction and dialogue with the people who’s story we are sharing, and in the context in which they live. As a creative team they have produced two multi-award winning and BBC broadcast feature films THE HAPPY LANDS (with the Fife Mining Community), TROUBLE SLEEPING (with Refugees and Asylum Seekers) and the BAFTA nominated short FREEZE (with Young Carers)
OurLand Productions current project:
THE CHILDREN’S MARCH – inspired by archetypal folk tales such as The Pied Piper of Hamlyn and by Berthold Brecht’s classic poem Kinderkreuzzug which itself was an adaptation of an earlier Finish poem by Arvo Turtiainen’s called Sotakoira. Brecht’s adaptation, first a screen play and then a poem, was set in 1941 and told the story of unaccompanied refugee children fleeing war in Poland, in 2017 we are adapting it to tell the story of children fleeing Syria today.