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Ayo Akingbade - Tower XYZ & Street 66 Film Screenings & discussion

Join us for a free screening of Tower XYZ and Street 66 in our pop-up cinema and event space, The Light House!

Tower XYZ (2016) (3 mins) speaks to the imagined future of a young woman and her reflections on the ever-changing city of London produced under the STOP PLAY RECORD initiative (2015-2018). The film received a Special Mention Award at International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and won the inaugural Sonja Savic Award at Alternative Film/Video Festival Belgrade. 

Street 66 (2018) (13 mins) is about Brixtonite housing activist Theodora Boatemah MBE and her influence on the regeneration of Angell Town Estate. It premiered at International Film Festival Rotterdam and has screened extensively throughout 2018, including Sheffield Doc/Fest and Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. 

FREE including refreshments & popcorn. Followed by a discussion with the artist. Register for free tickets via Eventbrite.

 

Ayo Akingbade is a British Nigerian artist and filmmaker, she lives and works in London. In her work she experiments with a range of material, with a present focus embedded in the daily lives of subjects and psychogeography. She is recipient of the Sundance Institute Ignite Fellowship (2018) for emerging filmmakers and Bloomberg New Contemporaries (2018). 

 

This screening is part of The Light House at The White House Summer Film Season. Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery. www.filmlondon.org.uk/filmhub

 

The Light House is a new pop-up event space open in the White House Beacon Garden this summer. Designed by Central St Martins Architecture student, Conor Morris, it has been co-built with members of The White House community. It is available for use as a pop-up cinema, gallery and workshop space, as well as being Dagenham's only cinema. It is free, publicly accessible and will be a meeting point for people to communicate and share ideas.

 

 Ayo Akingbade,  Street 66 , 2018, film still

Ayo Akingbade, Street 66, 2018, film still

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