Pockets

3 minutes

What’s in your pocket right now? And what does it say about you?

An audience favourite at festivals, James Lees’s Pockets is a tiny treasure that asks a simple question of Londoners passing by on the street: What’s in your pocket? The answers are both familiar and surprising.

Director: James Lees

Producer: Andrew Hinton

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ORIGINAL
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Video/Subcultures

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Essay/Stories & Literature

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