Third World CopLoose cannon cop Caponereturns to his home town of Kingstonto join a group of officers fighting organisedcrime in the area. On his first day he uncovers gun smuggling operation that may be connected with lead criminal Oney. However his old crew, led by Ratty, also are involved leading Capone to a choice between his job and his old crew. It was Written by bob the moo and was released in 1999.
Conventions of a third world film • Aesthetically political Subvert conventions • Poverty Real life issues • Famine Low budget • Abuse Real world problem Africa Asia Latin America
Funding It is much harder for film makers in third world countries to get funding because of the poverty and how well known they are. To get funding film makers will go to film festivals like The Third World Independent Film Festival. The Third World Independent Film Festival celebrates established and emerging filmmakers from third world countries and filmmakers from developed countries whose topics deal with issues of the third world. The festival provides a platform to introduce their films to the broadest possible audience.
British and Hollywood films Hollywood films are always high budget films where as third world films are usually low budget. The characters in Hollywood films are much more glamorous then the characters in third world films. Hollywood films focus on happy endings and unrealistic story lines whereas the third world films focus on real world issues.
Marketing and Distribution Trailers with subtitles are made to market the films because it reaches out to different cultures. The films are usually distributed to a handful of small chain cinemas to be shown in.