Bede House at 70 documentary

Newly uploaded is our 2008 film celebrating seven decades of work in Bermondsey for Bede House. Old stories, archive film and photographies, valuable historical testimony from the main players some of whom are no longer with us … The commission came from Nick Dunne who is still Bede’s Director these several years later. He wrote … Continue reading “Bede House at 70 documentary”

“It’s A Cavendish Thing”

Apart from being premiered in a casino, this project exemplifies all that Community TV Trust has to offer: media training & filmmaking, engaging young people in open-ended creative work, linking Community to Education. Cavendish School is a special needs school in Southwark, south London,  for 11-16 year olds referred from London’s boroughs. It was founded … Continue reading ““It’s A Cavendish Thing””

CAVENDISH FILMMAKING

CTVT raised funds in early 2014 for a filmmaking project at Southwark’s special Cavendish School which works with young people from all over London. Students usually come from very difficult backgrounds and have found formal education problematic. Over the course of ten weeks, a film drama was created of which all were proud. Chris Haydon … Continue reading “CAVENDISH FILMMAKING”

CTVT 2011 Update

The Travellers heritage DVD commissioned by Southwark Council was launched at Tate Modern in June 2011 in the presence of the Mayor of Southwark; films inspired by Yinka Shonibare’s Fourth Plinth ‘Ship In A Bottle’, made by students at St Saviour’s & St Olave’s, were screened at South London Galler on 23 March; CTVT Director Chris … Continue reading “CTVT 2011 Update”

PECKHAM TRAVELLERS Southwark Stories

CTVT’s educational DVD project with the Traveller community in Southwark was a year in production and features contributions from young and old, men and women, at home in their trailers and houses, at parties, at the Epsom Derby race meeting, at a wedding, and so on. The project was launched at Tate Modern in 2011 … Continue reading “PECKHAM TRAVELLERS Southwark Stories”

MOSQUE DVD launched at TATE MODERN

“MOSQUE: The Story of Islam in Southwark” is an educational DVD intended to go into schools and libraries, function as a training tool for council staff and police recruits, receive further local screenings, as well as be offered to the Community Channel. It contains two hours of material on the history of Islam in Southwark, … Continue reading “MOSQUE DVD launched at TATE MODERN”