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Sep 11, 2017
  • Sep 11, 2017 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Earl Haig Hall, Elder Avenue, N8 9TH
  • Latest Activity: Sep 11

This film "explores the agenda behind the neglect, demolition and regeneration of council estates in the UK over the past thirty years. The film reveals how individuals and communities are fighting against the state and private developers, as they try to save their homes from demolition, while investigating the decisions that turned a crisis into a tragedy. Dispossession is the story of people who know that housing is not an expensive luxury, but a fundamental human right."   Transition Crouch End

Associate Producer Kiran Acharya will join the discussion after the screening.

Free entry, donations welcome! Light snacks available for sale between 6.30-7.30pm. Drinks on sale in the main bar – open 4-11pm.

Review in the Guardian (June 2017):

Paul Sng’s documentary offers a carefully balanced, clear-headed study of the myriad ways the UK property market has skewed and malfunctioned in the years since the Thatcher regime established the right-to-buy scheme. What’s notable is the scope of its inquiry: Sng ventures that the issue is as rooted in our primetime television schedules – where “poverty porn” frames affordable housing as a dead end rather than a societal cornerstone – as in those decisions taken in high council chambers...

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