CROYDON WINDRUSH FILM NIGHT SAPPHIRE 1959

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DAVID LEAN CINEMA SAPPHIRE 1959
KATHARINE STREET
LONDON
CRO 1NT
United Kingdom


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01/06/2019 - 17/06/2019

Time:

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Dress Code:Casual
ID Required: No
Age:All Ages

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Croydon Windrush Film Night & Discussion  SAPPHIRE 1959 Living In London During The Windrush Era As part of the Croydon Windrush Celebration produced by “All Islands Together,” we present our film night set in foggy London during the 50s. The Windrush generation were moving into parts of London where they were not welcomed. A pregnant student Sapphire is murdered in London during the 50s, police discover she was a black woman passing as white, this film shows the “in your face” and undercurrent racism that was openly shown to the Windrush community. This film explores how some of the Police were openly racist and the racial tension that was in the air in the Windrush era. The soundtrack to this film is the London underground music scene with Jazz & Blue Beat, this “who done it”murder mystery film will keep you guessing till the end. See what London looked like back in the 50s with old cars, streets, houses, shops, and  40s-50s fashion. Listen to the language that was commonly used back in the day. WARNING  Some people may find this film offensive, the language used is a reflection of the 50s After film discussion and Q&A with Dr Tony Sewell CBE and guests from the film world. 7:00pm-9:30pm,Free event David Lean Cinema (inside the Library building). Produced by All Islands Together Sponsored by Croydon Council  &  LV= Liverpool & Victoria Croydon Katharine Street CR9 1ET


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