Uprising: Essential viewing that begins tonight

No one who loves or lives in Brixton should miss Uprising, the three-part documentary series by Oscar-winner Sir Steve McQueen, which begins at 9pm tonight...

Managing Brixton’s Ritzy cinema … a labour of love

Nana Acheampong fell in love with the Ritzy as a youngster – and now she’s a duty manager at the cinema. Simone Richardson finds...

Air pollution film launch in Brixton

Impact Brixton – housed in the former Photofusion HQ on Electric Lane – will next week host the screening of a short film, Fuming, which...

A journey down the A23 and into film production

Rising film producer Yaw Basoah is a South Londoner with long-term memories of Brixton. Simone Richardson spoke to him about films, art and the...

Whirled Cinema ready to re-open with top films

Whirled had to postpone its reopening because of Covid issues.It will now re-open on Monday 6 September.The full programme will be available from the...

Local film producer tipped for the top

Lambeth-based film producer Yaw Basoah, who is mentored by Small Axe director Sir Steve McQueen, has been named as a Film London Lodestar for 2021. Lodestars...

Black Panther in Brockwell Park

With a month’s worth of rain due to fall today (18 June), it may not be the best time to announce a season of...

Sir Steve McQueen fulfils ambition to direct BBC series on Brixton...

A new series on the Brixton Uprising and the events leading up to it is coming to the BBC this year, directed by Oscar-winner...

Brixton Ritzy reopens next week

All Picturehouse cinemas, including Brixton’s Ritzy, are to reopen on Wednesday 19 May. New releases to be screened will include Oscar and BAFTA winners Judas And...

Brixton man on the search for counsellor who helped him as...

The BBC's Saved by a Stranger documents Marc Thompson's search for the counsellor who helped him after he was diagnosed with HIV as a...

Music films at Pop Brixton

Deeper Into Movies is showing two music films at Pop Brixton – the classic 1983 Talking Heads live performances of Stop Making Sense, and Mogul Mowgli,...

Brixton activist features in Black Power movement documentary

A new BBC Two documentary Black Power: A British Story of Resistance takes a look at the British Black Power movement of the 60s...

Get free access to global film festival for young women

Young women from London can get free access to a global virtual film festival that provides a rare platform for films by, for, and...

Brixton’s Poetic Unity collaborate on release of Judas and the Black...

Brixton based charity Poetic Unity have collaborated with We Are Parable, Warner Bros and BFI to be part of the official UK release of...

My mum loved making music, art and writing

https://youtu.be/Vxj8AOcvk38 Dave Randall talks to Celeste Bell, daughter of Poly Styrene. She has just finished a film about the uniquely talented performer and artist who...

Someone’s sister, mother or friend

Ruby Gregory talks to people involved in a documentary investigating women and young girls who are coerced into gangs, featuring a former victim who...

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World premiere at Brixton’s San Mei gallery

The wonderful San Mei Gallery on Loughborough Road will host an exciting sound event on Friday 22 October. It is presented by Tangram – a movement...

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