BRFF2015: Starting to Happen - screening and discussion
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Date(s) - Sat 10 October
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm




Part of BRFF 2015 – celebrating 40 years of radical British cinema.

Starting to Happen was made by community film group, Liberation Films, in 1974, and shows what happened when they worked with a group of residents in Balham, South London, using video equipment to record local protests for social change. It was subsequently shown on BBC2 with a critical discussion with participants, which will also be screened in this session. The screenings will be followed by a discussion asking what it means to screen political films now, and to seek to locate the latent political potential in historical practices and archival material.

A limited number of free places are available for  those interested in attending this screening who are involved in community action or activism – please email bristolradicalfilmfestival@gmail.comto apply.

All BRFF 2015 screenings are included in the Festival Pass.