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April 2017
£10 (£8)
  • SCREENING: The Image Speaks: ‘Free Cinema’ Shorts including ‘Refuge England’ (Vas, 1959)

    Close-Up Film Centre

  • April 30 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
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  • 19 Sclater St. E1 6HR
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    ‘This programme, solely devoted to the Free Cinema films, provides a unique record of London in the 1950s. Robert Vas’s Refuge England follows the footsteps of a Hungarian refugee from Waterloo via the West End to suburbia. Lindsay Anderson’s largely improvised documentary Everyday Except Christmas captures the life of the Covent Garden fruit and vegetable market celebrating ordinary people at work while Karel Reisz’s honest and sympathetic depiction of South London teens is one of the last films to appear…

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