Over 300,000 children were given food aid in the UK in 2013. While politicians argue about why so many kids are experiencing food poverty, we ask the children themselves to tell us why they think the cupboards are bare. Through their eyes, and in their words, we find out what it’s like when there’s just […]
Ten years after the policy-changing and award-winning film, The Dying Rooms, the same team returns to a very different China where the infamous One Child Policy has had the horrific side effect of a boom in stolen children. With extraordinary access to devastated parents desperately searching for their stolen son; a man who brokers the […]
In 2015, True Vision productions produced a one-off special for Comic Relief following the lives of children living in temporary camps in South Sudan and refugee camps just across the border in Northern Uganda. The South Sudanese civil war displaced over 1.5 million people. South Sudan, the youngest country in the world, also faced famine which, […]
Every day across the country an army of unsung child heroes faces extraordinary challenges that most adults would struggle to cope with. They are Britain’s 700,000 young carers. While many feel stigmatised, overlooked and even bullied by a society that doesn’t understand the difficulties they face, others are fiercely proud and protective of their role. In […]
As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, one in five of the nation’s children are living below the poverty level. One in 45 is homeless. www.pbs.org/frontline/poor-kids In Poor Kids, True Vision travelled to the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, to explore the lives of children living in the […]
The number of children with a mum or dad in prison is growing at an alarming rate. More than 10,000 children visit a prison every week, but while their parent is on the inside, outside the children are often bullied and left feeling isolated and ostracised. In a groundbreaking film for Children in Need 2016, […]
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Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children tells the story of three children trying to survive in Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe, a country which was once the jewel of Africa but where the infrastructure is now in terminal collapse. Grace, Esther and Obert show us how they not only struggle to put food in their mouths but also desperately seek […]