AMANI - the TRUE story of a knife crime survivor on a quest to empower 2 MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE!
‘AMANI’ is a short inspirational film, starring Joivan Wade, Leroy Logan MBE and Duayne Boachie, based on the true inner reflections of Amani Simpson, producer and co-writer, after he was stabbed 7 times. This powerful autobiographical piece takes the the audience on a rollercoaster journey of faith and self-discovery.
AMANI SIMPSON has already been featured on BBC London News, ITV News, London Live & in the Evening Standard. After battling PTSD, he has rebuilt his life through social enterprise and personal development over the last 7 years. He is on a mission to EMPOWER 2 MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE to make positive choices and aspire higher before it’s too late. He plans to take the film and empowerment workshops into schools, prisons, YOS and PRU’s from March 2019.
AMANI was released online on Sunday 13th January 2019 and reached over 1 million views in less than a month.
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As well as raising awareness of the project, Amani & Aviard Inspires are also seeking public donations towards their £35K GofundMe Campaign: see link below
Starring: Joivan Wade (The First Purge, Shiro’s Story), Leroy Logan MBE (Former Superintendent of the Police) & Duayne Boachie (Hollyoaks)
Directed by: Richard Kattah of Little Drops Productions (Timelin3, To The Power Of Ten)