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Black to Front
World in Action interviews the residents of Haycroft Road, Brixton as a controversial by-election stokes concerns about race and immigration.
Current affairs 1978 27 mins
How do people in Brixton feel about race relations and immigration? World in Action sets out to investigate, amid the contentious Lambeth Central by-election campaign, where candidates range from the National Front to the Workers Revolutionary Party. The residents of Haycroft Road seem nonplussed by the furore, reasoning that the only real issue is whether or not their neighbours are 'Brixtonian'.
Women with a Movie Camera
The Body Beautiful
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1990 24 mins
Autobiographical account of a mother-daughter relationship, exploring beauty standards and female sexuality.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1984 16 mins
A first-person essay on the experience of anorexia and its cultural causes
The Pecking Order
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1989 0 mins
A beautifully painted animated critique of modern intensive farming methods
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1975 0 mins
Classic expanded cinema work that proposes a direct relationship between the sonic and the visual.
The Ten Commandments of Love
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1979 4 mins
An impassioned embrace on an ocean pier to 'The Ten Commandments of Love'.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1976 5 mins
A traditional ‘still life’ serves as subject for a film on colour transformation
The Homecoming: A Short Film about Ajamu
Drama-documentary 1995 17 mins Location: Brixton
Queer activist and artist Ajamu prepares to leave Brixton for an exhibition of his work in his hometown, Huddersfield
Government sponsored film 1969 12 mins Location: Brixton
Beach, church and carnival – Chief Inspector of Brixton Police sent to Trinidad to learn about West Indian customs.
Michelle 1st Birthday 1967
Amateur film 1967 5 mins Location: Brixton
Its retro gifts galore at baby Michelle's first birthday party captured in this home movie from Brixton
Amateur film 1966 5 mins Location: Brixton
The whole family turns out to celebrate a christening at a local church in Angell Town, Brixton.
You in Your Small Corner
Drama 1962 81 mins Location: Brixton
Lloyd Reckord stars as a gifted student confronting the race and class divide in 1960s Brixton.
Documentary 1983 12 mins Location: Brixton
Punk rebellion and anarchy with Peterborough-based punk band The Destructors, six years after their formation.
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting Q&A for Shakespeare Lives
Inside Film 2016 31 mins
The stars of Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet are reunited on stage for the first time since 1968 as part of the BFI and British Council’s Shakespeare on Film.
Amateur film 1965 11 mins Location: Redhill Aerodrome
The skies above Redhill are abuzz with planes as the fliers of Surrey's Tiger Club perform an aerial show for the crowds below
Brighton Seaside - Airshow & Silver Jubilee in Bromley
Amateur film 1977 11 mins Location: Brighton
Tony Mitchell captures a variety of events during Jubilee year - including day trips to Brighton and a bunting covered London as well as an accident at an airshow
This is Bournemouth
Promotional 1969 17 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
The Building of the Eastern Road flyover on the M27
Amateur film 1970 7 mins Location: Hilsea
The roads around Portsmouth are about to be transformed with concrete and steel in this 1970 film from W J Evans.
A Tour of Conservative Wards in Southampton
Amateur film 1935 14 mins Location: Southampton
A Tory MP and his wife meet their female battalions in a tour of Southampton's wards - while Stanley Baldwin lends his own support at an outdoor fete