Earl Cameron and The Heart Within 6 July

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Seniors’ Free Talk and Matinee

Focus on Earl Cameron and The Heart Within

Monday 6 July

British Film Institute celebrates the life and work of  film and television actor Earl Cameron.

11am. Seniors’ Free Talk: Focus on Earl Cameron, 11am

Dylan Cave, Fiction Curator at the BFI National Archive, presents some of the highlights of Cameron’s remarkable career. Bermudian-born Earl Cameron was one of the leading black actors working in British film during the 50s.

He went on to appear in a range of British movies from Ealing productions to Bond and in cult TV shows such as Doctor Who before going on to work with Sydney Poitier, Stephen Frears and Christopher Nolan.

2pm. Seniors’ Free Matinee: The Heart Within, 2pm

In this  crime thriller, Cameron plays a dockside worker who goes into hiding after being falsely accused of murder and befriends a teenager (Hemmings) who helps investigate his case.

The following short will be screened before the feature:

Up on the Roof

Marcus, a neglected 12-year-old, camps out on a city rooftop with the girl he is trying to impress.

Earl Cameron will be present at this screening.

Please RSVP to Narena Modeste by 5pm, 5 July to confirm your attendance.

BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XT

Please state in your RSVP if you would like a ticket/s for either the Talk, screening or both. Free individual and group tickets are available.

Please also indicate if you are a wheelchair user or if you require any other access provision

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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