Tag: documentary

Local radio presenter and doco maker asks ‘is your area changing’

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Ruby Gregory meets Henrie Kwushue, whose mini-documentary series Is Your Area Changing is getting thousands of views Brixton’s Reprezent Radio is home to Henrie Kwushue,...

Local film-makers win prize for Extinction Rebellion documentary

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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 bringing South London comic hero to the world

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For Brixton resident Jody VandenBurg, a film graduate and comedy fan, the life of the late alternative comedian and South London celebrity Malcolm Hardee...

Speed Sisters challenging convention at the Ritzy

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Brixton resident James Selby reviews an exciting documentary screened at the Ritzy which follows the trail-blazing exploits of a team of female Palestinian street-racers The...

Documentary film Bhopali moves Brixton

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Bhopali: documentary and discussion as survivors of world’s worst industrial disaster still seek justice over 30 years later Earlier this month, a special screening of...

Screening at the Ritzy shines a light on the fashion industry

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Last week True Cost, a hard-hitting documentary about the fashion industry, was shown at the Ritzy at a screening hosted by Kate Richards, owner of The...

Brixton Hustle Premier

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Whirled Cinema an established independent film venue known for showing the best of current art house and independent films opens its doors for an exclusive...

Herne Hill Piano documentary to open South London film festival

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A new documentary showing community spirit generated by a very colourful piano will open the Herne Hill Free Film Festival on Friday May 2. The...

REVIEW: Viva Venezuela at the Brixton Soup Kitchen

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Lucy Binnersley reviews 'Viva Venezuela', to be shown next week at the Brixton Soup Kitchen in the Southwark Community Centre with a Q&A afterwards On...

A rapturous Ritzy homecoming for Brixton Filmmaker Andy Mundy-Castle.

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Keith Lewis met with local Film Director Andy Mundy-Castle before watching his superb documentary, The Fade, at the Ritzy. Andy opened his first feature length...

Video: Lambeth Country Show and national dishes

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Here's a brilliant short video from Lambeth Country Show by Brixton writer/director Richard Etienne. It's part of a series of shorts Richard's been making...

Dead When I Got Here: a journey from Brixton to Juárez,...

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Brixton-based filmmaker Mark Aitken has racked up some air miles. Since emigrating to the UK from South Africa in 1983, he has documented some...

COMPETITION: Win two free tickets to One Mile Away + Q&A

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The Ritzy is hosting a Q&A screening of documentary 'One Mile Away' on Tuesday April 2 at 6.30pm. Director Penny Woolcock will be present to...

Film: They Go To Die – tonight at Ritzy

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Jonathan Smith's fascinating documentary 'They Go To Die' screens at the Ritzy Cinema tonight at 7pm - with a Q&A with the director. The...

REVIEW: The Imposter

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By Robert Makin This intense, darkly compelling true crime documentary begins in June 1994 with the disappearance of thirteen-year-old Texan teen Nicholas Barclay. More than three years...

TAKE TWO: Into the Abyss @ Ritzy and 99 Club @...

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Take One: Into the Abyss @ The Ritzy This is a film not to be missed. Directed by the great Werner Herzog, 'Into the Abyss'...