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At Alexander Fleming House 22 Dec 1966 — 28 Jul 1988
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The Odeon

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Odeon at Alexander Fleming House (now Metro Central Heights). The Odeon, now demolished, was built as part of Alexander Fleming House complex (now renamed Metro Central Heights), designed by Erno Goldfinger. The Odeon was built as a replacement for the 3,500-seat Trocadero Cinema, which stood near the site, demolished due to the [...]

Elefest

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Elefest is special because it celebrates one of the most maligned and misunderstood areas of London, we created Elefest to celebrate the cultural and creative diversity of the area and the people who live in it. – Rob Wray, director Elefest A free festival which has been held annually since 2003, based in multiple [...]

Our Walworth

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A short film which captures places on and off of the Walworth Road, directed by Peter Wells-Thorpe in collaboration with 3003 Group and Walworth local charity mission Pembroke House. Now closed Buddhist centre on Manor Place, BMXers in Burgress Park, a chinese restaurant and a lute maker. The film was first shown as part [...]

Doreen

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A short film by collaborators David Reeve and Patrick Steel, 'Doreen' was shown at the Open City Docs Festival in London in 2012. It is a portrait of Doreen Gibbs, a resident on Heygate Estate, in 2012 shortly after notice was given by Southwark Council of the compulsory purchase order on her home. The film was [...]

Larry and Janet Move Out

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Still, Larry And Janet Move Out_credit- caption-Larry And Janet Move Out. A film from collaborators David Reeve and Patrick Steel, 'Larry and Janet Move Out'. The film chronicles the fallout of Southwark Council's Compulsory Purchase Order and the relocation of its tenants from Heygate Estate from the personal perspective of a couple who have lived [...]

Home Sweet Home

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'Home Sweet Home' tells a complex but intimate story of urban and social transformation, and asks: what kind of society are we building?' – UCL Urban Labs 'Home Sweet Home' is a feature film directed by Enrica Colusso, shot over four consecutive years in and around the Heygate Estate from 2008 to 2012. Shot [...]

Elephant Days

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A sense of community and diversity is a big thing [about the area] and what community can mean. People’s passion is another thing, and a set of values that you don’t often see on the surface of an area but they seem to be quite embedded in the place. With the threat of redevelopment [...]

Clubland

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The story of Clubland, a youth club founded in 1925 at the Walworth Methodist Church. In 2012, Michael Holland brought together archive moving image and still photographs which recorded the club's activities through to 1976, and collected oral history interviews with several members of Clubland. Walworth Methodist Church was the site of William Booth, founder of the Salvation [...]

Concrete Heart Land

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Our film charts the struggles of the local community to keep their homes, stay living in the area, and maintain communal benefits in the face of extreme development pressures. Throughout the film we hear the community engaging in some of the crucial battles with elected officials, planners and barristers, in municipal planning meetings, public [...]

Elefest 2013

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Elefest has been an ongoing event since 2003, bringing together films, music and people over several days in and around Elephant and Castle. 2013 events included the only UK screening of the restored Jamaican cult film The Harder They Come with a DJ set by Don Letts, pop-up market by TheStockMKT, pop-up ping pong in the Shopping Centre, the UK [...]