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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

    Watch Underground, (only one showing on April 6 at Home) – a classic British film about the lives of working class Londoners. Nell is a shop girl ( a prestigious job at that time), Bert is an Underground … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Better Call Saul (Netflix only) if you watched, Breaking Bad, the US series about a science teacher who becomes a drug dealer, then you will remember his lawyer Saul Goodman. This is his story and how he goes from … Continue reading

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Building a Socialist Library (12) ; Friends of Alice Wheeldon by Sheila Rowbotham

In 1993 I was involved with the Kate Magee case in Derby. It was “almost” a miscarriage of justice except that local people in Derby contacted organisations including the PTA Research and Welfare Association and the Irish in Britain Representation … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…and support Moston Small Cinema….Post Tenebras Lux Juan and his family live in the Mexican countryside and the film explores their lives, their marriage, poverty, gender and our relationship to the natural world. Maybe not the kind of film you … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch Ginger and Rosa (2012) a film directed by Sally Potter. Ginger and Rosa are two young women growing up in London in the 60s. The script catches the intensity of relationships between young women; sharing clothes, emotions and that … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch……Budrus (2009) a film about a Palestinian village which was threatened with having its land sequestrated by the Israeli government as it drove the building of a so-called security wall through Palestinian land. The documentary shows how the village people, … Continue reading

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