A discovery of Notting Hill though a food-timline of its social history moulded by migration, war, politics and policy.
The excerpts of films shown as part of the curated film screening that started off the evening are listed bellow:
London On Film – The Secret History Of Our Streets – Portland Road
BBC Four 2013 (60 mins)
Excerpt screened (0:00-8:20), to watch full film please click here
Wild West 10 – Golborne Stories of Struggle and Resistance (35min)
Golborne, West London, bordered by Ladbroke Grove, The Westway and the Grand Union Canal.
An area that from the 1950s saw a unique struggle against poverty, greedy landlords, racism and political neglect to a musical backdrop of reggae, punk and carnival. Made by Bevington Primary School Year 5 and digital:works, 2014.
Excerpt screened (3.24-7:54), to watch full film please click here
BUILDING SIGHTS. Series 3: 4. Trellick Tower (10 min)
First transmitted in 1991, architect Sand Helsel applauds Trellick Tower, a Brutalist tower block in west London, designed by Erno Goldfinger, and completed in 1972.
Excerpt screened (0:00 – 3:06), to watch full film please click here
LIFT (2001) – Dir. Mark Isaak (24min)
Filmmaker Marc Isaacs sets himself up in a London tower block lift. The residents come to trust him and reveal the things that matter to them creating a humorous and moving portrait of a vertical community.
Excerpt screened (0:00 – 6:54), to watch full film please click here
*links are correct at time of publishing and are to publicly accessible sources.