Film

Britain on Film: South Asian Britain

Britain on Film: South Asian Britain

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Director: Various, UK, 2017, 90 mins, PG
This compilation of films from 1902 to 1989 celebrate the contributions made by the South Asian diaspora to the United Kingdom. This compelling collection illustrates how the relationship between Britain and the region was made inextricable by Empire; its dissolution, and often painful legacy, and ultimately, how people originally from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh has enriched life in the UK.

Gaza Surf Club

Gaza Surf Club

January 19, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Trowbridge Town Hall
Market Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EQ

Director: Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine, Germany, 2016, 87 mins, PG
(Arabic, English with English subtitles)
Trapped in ‘the world’s largest open-air prison’ and ruled by war, a young generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of occupation and political gridlock, they find their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean. This heartfelt and award-winning documentary gives us an alternative insight into life in Palestine, through the world of Gaza’s surfing enthusiasts and reveals a formidable spirit of resilience.