Film education company polkadotsonraindrops present four new documentaries made with young people about the River Lee in east London. With the support of UK Film Council funded First Light, Tower Hamlets Partnership and Leaside Regeneration, the films have been developed with Swanlea School and youth groups over eight months.
This was forever – 10 mins
The story of Manor Gardens allotments and the struggle of a community to hold its own in spite of Olympic development.
I remember walking up one day – 10 mins
A film about the connections between the past and the present, hammers and ships, lighthouses and bollards, matches and strikes.
Myth – 5 mins
In the beginning was creation. Since then we have continually invented myths as to how and what created the earth...
Mudlarking – 6 mins
At low tide men can often be seen scratching around the Thames shoreline. We discover just what it is they’re up to…
Venue: Rich Mix Cinema. Bethnal Green Road London E1
Tube: Aldgate East/Old Street