The Protector is a short film, made in association with the Chill Out Zone Bathgate.
The film project was designed to engage disadvantaged and marginalised young people through an innovative creative script writing and film making process focusing on issues that young people consider to be pertinent to their lives. Over six months young people wrote and starred in the film, The Protector, and worked alongside professional actors, who lent their support.
Katie Jackson’s best friend is leaving town. Katie wishes she could follow and escape her dysfunctional family. She can’t see a way out, until boyfriend Gary comes up with a way to make money….
This hard hitting film looks at sexual exploitation & healthy relationships.