Films from the Lounge - Divided by Race, United in War and Peace
A moving documentary about race relations in the UK told through the personal testimonies of former military men from the Caribbean who share their stories of life during the war and once they settled in the UK as civvies.
Address:Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library
146 Walworth Road
Post code:SE17 1RW
Tickets:Due to Covid restrictions booking is essential. Please email Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org
DescriptionThis moving documentary is about race relations in the UK told through the personal testimonies of 14 former military personnel from the Caribbean and Britain. They share their experiences of serving in the Second World War and for those from the Caribbean who saw Britain as the ‘mother country’, they reveal how attitudes were to change towards them once they settled in the UK as civvies. Featuring interviews with former Mayor and councillor for Southwark, Sam King MBE.
Producer, Marc Wadsworth (The-Latest.com), Director Jimmy Haisman, Assistant producer, Deborah Hobson and Ngozi Ideh.
By Bus:12, 35, 40, 45, 68, 136, 171, 176, 343, 468
By Tube:Elephant and Castle
By Train:Elephant and Castle
Access for wheelchair users
Assistance dogs welcome