Brixton Reel film festival, 25 – 30 October

22 October 2014

Written by: Campaigns team

Arts, culture and events - Focus on Brixton

Brixton Reel film festival kicks off this year on 25 October at the BFI with a screening of an innovative interactive film featuring young actors from Lewisham. It deals with life choices that young people in South London are faced with and how this affects their wellbeing.

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Brixton Reel film festival, 25 – 30 October

The festival aims to promote positive images of mental wellbeing and self-empowerment, challenging the stigma associated with mental health as part of World Mental Health Day celebrations. Films and events at the Brixton Ritzy and other local venues will seek to bring together those who want to understand more about how to take care of their emotional health and wellbeing.

Highlights include:

  • A powerful film about the life of singer James Brown.
  • A film about young South Londoners acted by local young people.
  • A film about a young man from Chile trying to make London his home.

All events are FREE.

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