The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Asif Kapadia – Director / Writer / Producer – 30minutes, DCP, 2012, Film4, BBC Films.

Combining epic aerial images, classic Olympic archive and the voices of Londoners to chart the city’s turbulent yet inspiring journey from when the city won the right to host the Olympic games in 2005 to the present day.

One of four shorts commissioned for the London Olympic 2012 Festival Film, part of the Cultural Olympiad. Screened theatrically around the UK and on the BBC and Channel Four Television.