This film is part of Free

Dance Festival

Join distracted onlookers at a protest “be-in” at Camden’s Roundhouse –alongside portraits of Lenin and a giant inflatable phallus.

Campaigning film 1969 21 mins Silent


Is it possible to summarise the good and bad of late-60s counter-culture in one film? One that arrived anonymously at the BFI, without sound, labelled "a group playing, people dancing, people watching, kids, huge penis imitation"? Like the leaflet held up in front of the camera that might just explain everything, the purpose of the gathering remains enigmatically out of focus.