Dean Puckett is a documentary filmmaker, cameraman and editor. His last film Crisis of Civilization was exhibited at film festivals around the world including Leeds International Film Festival where it was selected as festival favourite. It has been broadcast on various TV stations including a three-week run on Link TV in the USA. Grasp the Nettle was premiered at Open City Docs, followed by Dok Leipzig and Leeds International. He is currently working on two feature documentary ideas.
Grasp The Nettle (Orig.) / 2013 / United Kingdom / 90 min
Grasp the Nettle follows the exploits of a ragtag band of land rights activists in London as they struggle against corporations, government, police - and themselves - in their efforts to create alternative communities outside the framework of consumer society.