Jimmy Brown - 30th May 2012

Shot in Prague and featured in their recent UK show, Jay-Z and Kanye West team-up with Romain Gavras for this explosive and emotional promo for their No Church In The Wild collaboration.

Its a full-scale riot, pure and simple, brilliantly orchestrated and shot, as viscerally violent as you'd expect from a Romain Gavras video - with angry youths against the police with horses, batons, riot shields and a cast of hundreds all beautifully captured by DP Mattias Montero. But its also very cinematic and increasingly abstract. And arguably the most spectacular shot of all comes right at the end...

Watch 'Jay-Z & Kanye West 'No Church In The Wild' by Romain Gavras' here

PRO Credits


DirectorRomain Gavras
Executive ProducerMourad Belkeddar
Line ProducerCharlotte Marmion
Director of PhotographyM
Production designerJan Houllevigue
EditorWalter Mauriot
StylistHannah Edwards
ColouristSimon Bourne
Production CompanyIconoclast

Jimmy Brown - 30th May 2012

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