Members of a youth club in London discuss the challenges and advantages of living in a culturally diverse city.
The Brixton Riots
A reading of “Five Nights of Bleeding” by Linton Kwesi Johnson, with a visit to the scene of the 1981 Brixton Riots. This film was produced by Manifesta as part of their Breaking into the Museum project, with support from the Museum of London and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Chandni Chowk to Trafalgar Square
Asmita Chauhan looks at the history of immigration to Britain from South Asia and the influence it has had on popular culture. This film was produced by Manifesta as part of their Breaking into the Museum project, with support from the Museum of London and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Disability Doesn’t Describe Me
In this incredibly inspiring film, Jai, a young homosexual Asian man with cerebral palsy, demonstrates how it is possible to make the most of any life you are given, no matter how many challenges face you.
Long to Belong
As animals, we instinctively form a pack, and this aspect of our human nature has always directed our desire for social acceptance. But in today’s world, with online social networking, increased social mobility and a general reduction in social barriers, how is this tribal instinct manifesting itself?
Mark & Shanazz
Sherice and her parents Mark and Shanazz on how acceptance of mixed relationships has changed since they brought up their family with both Asian and black cultures.
West Vs East
Expert Bart Moore-Gilbert from Goldsmiths University debunks the stereotypes surrounding the cultural differences between East and West.