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Free Film Afternoon, Vestry Hall, Mitcham

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FilmMerton presents: Floella Benjamin: In Focus

Baroness Floella Benjamin is a trailblazer and pioneer. One of the first black TV presenters in Britain, her film choices reflect the journey of Black British communities over the last 50 years

Dates & Films:

4 December – Cool Runnings (PG)

A hilarious tale following a Jamaican Bobsled team as they try to qualify for the Olympics.

5 December  – To Sir, With Love (PG)

The 1967 British drama deals with social and racial issues in an inner city school. Stars Sidney Poitier and singer Lulu who makes her film debut

6 December – Black Joy (15)

Directed by Anthony Simmons, the film tells the story of an immigrant country boy in 1977 Brixton.

Time: 3.30pm

Venue: Vestry Hall, 336 London Rd, Mitcham CR4 3UD

ALL FILMS ARE FREE