Film of the week: Day One Komonopromo by Keith...

It’s the 10th anniversary of Day One Komonopromo which won Brixton director Keith Musaman Morton an award at the NYC international Independent Film Festival....

Short films to explore virtual existence

A new London-based short film app Minute Shorts, which allows users to watch short films on the go, is organising an online screening event...

Blue Story will change the way we view crime drama

Ruby Gregory watches Blue Story, the new film that got publicity for the wrong reason From YouTube to Paramount Pictures, Rapman (Andrew Onwubolu) has been...

Brixton virtual reality tour ‘a magical experience’

The creators of a stunning virtual reality tour of Brixton are delighted to announce a new home for the exhibition after audiences flocked to...

From Brixton and around the world in search of steel pans

Simone Richardson learns how Keith Musuman Morton created his steel pan documentary film Birmingham-born Keith Musuman Morton calls Brixton home after living here for 10...

Local filmmaker makes climate change real

A new film by Brixton based film maker Cal Murphy Barton follows the life of pioneering scientist Peter Wadhams, who is the world's leading...

Windrush day marks first screening of Hero film

A Brixton local cinema will host the first screening of the movie Hero on 22 June, Windrush Day, writes Lucy Williams.  Based on the extraordinary...

Film London names Brixton filmmaker as one to watch

Simone Richardson meets Georgia Goggin, a film producer and director from Brixton, who has been named by Film London as one of 25 innovative...

Local film-makers win prize for Extinction Rebellion documentary

A documentary that examines the motives of Lambeth Extinction Rebellion members has won the top award of the London Documentary Network's competition. The short film...

Brixton film-maker needs your help

Brixton film-maker Maddie Quarm is tackling a big subject in an unexpected way – and looking for £5,500 so that she and her team...

Meeting the founders of Film and Chill

What was a dark screening room filled with reclining deck chairs and twenty guests awaiting the December launch of Film and Chill at Renaissance,...

Teenagers ‘Big Up Brixton’ with a series of short films

Teenagers on a work experience project have created short films in response to this year’s Brixton Design Trail theme of “We Belong”. Organised by...

World Cup film explores immigration and identity

The Portuguese community of Brixton and wider South London features in a film exploring immigrant experiences and national identity in London through the lens of...

From Norway to South London for a film festival first

James Perrett meets Paola Melli, director of the South Social Film Festival, to talk about its latest success and what it will offer South Londoners in the...

Brixton legend Blacker Dread in new documentary

Blacker Dread, whose music store where Market Row meets Coldharbour Lane was an essential part of an earlier Brixton, is the subject of a...

Soup Kitchen lawyers premiere Brixton on Trial

Brixton was yesterday (11 February) the setting for the premiere of a unique new film, an education drama that explains how a criminal trial...

MUSIC

Brixton – from Tufty Club to the Fridge

Musician and DJ Alberto Umbridge discusses a bygone Brixton withSimone Richardson, along with the allure of Congolese music, and how lockdown prompted him to...

CULTURE