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Brick Lane 1978: Luthfa Begum's Volunteer Story

Luthfa shares the story of her relationship with the Brick Lane 1978 project over the last year and what brought her to it.

Brick Lane 1978: Do you remember?

We are seeking participants to be interviewed for the Brick Lane 1978 project. Were you living in the Brick Lane area during the late 1970s? 

ZOOM Documentary in Lockdown - Part Three

Seeking a creative outlet during lockdown, a group of 10 filmmakers and Zoom Film School alumni took part in a peer-led project to create a series of ‘lockumentaries.'

ZOOM Documentary in Lockdown - Part Two

Seeking a creative outlet during lockdown, a group of 10 filmmakers and Zoom Film School alumni took part in a peer-led project to create a series of ‘lockumentaries.'

ZOOM Documentary in Lockdown - Part One

Seeking a creative outlet during lockdown, a group of 10 filmmakers and Zoom Film School alumni took part in a peer-led project to create a series of ‘lockumentaries.'

The Brick Lane 1978 project continues through lockdown

Faced with the restrictions of Covid-19, our dedicated Brick Lane 1978 project volunteers have continued to research, meet and interview online. 

The Story of Balwinder Singh Rana

Brick Lane 1978 project volunteer Jan Fuscoe speaks to Balwinder Singh Rana, an Indian activist who has been fighting racism and structural attempts at division in Britain for decades.

The Story of Barbara Beese

Intrigued by a striking figure in an archive photograph, Jan Fuscoe discovers more about the history of the 'Mangrove Nine'. 

Remembering Altab Ali

4 May marks the 42nd Altab Ali Day, held to remember the young man whose brutal murder moblised East London’s Bengali community to take a stand against racism.

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