TE FILM FUNDRAISER + OLIVIA CHANEY | CONCERT & SCREENING13 JUNE 2012 – 7PM ESTATE FILM + OLIVIA CHANEY | CONCERT & SCREENING13 JUNE 2012 – 7PM | BETHNAL GREEN WORKING MEN’S CLUBWe invite you to join us for an evening of screening food and performance in support of the feature film Estate. We are delighted to announce acclaimed singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney will follow discussions with the cast and crew to headline with an intimate concert.About Olivia:Olivia’s distinctive and majestic blend of traditional and alternative folk has been described as ‘haunting and melodic’ and praised by LA Weekly and The Independent as ‘multi-talented… completely dizzying a sound that didn’t seem to be of this earth’ and ‘a star in the making’ <>About Estate:A major new feature-length film by resident artist filmmaker and cultural activist Andrea Luka Zimmerman set in an Hackney housing estate tells the story of tenants who challenged crass journalistic clichés of those who live in ‘sink’ estates.For the last three years the Haggerston Estate on the Regents Canal in Hackney London has been a major landmark – attracting the attention of national newspapers television and the architectural community. As the block was partially emptied ahead of demolition the remaining residents filled the bricked-up windows of the empty flats with the larger-than-life photographic faces of those who lived there. Now the silent celebrities of i am here are finally going to be heard and seen more fully.Estate chronicles the curious moment of creation and destruction as this dilapidated estate confronts its future. The final block will fall this autumn as a new construction rises alongside it. The film mixes documentary footage archive material and fictional imagined scenes to reflect on urgent matters of regeneration gentrification and architecture; its reasons possibilities and <>

Date: Wednesday 13th June 2012Time: 8pm (doors open 7pm)

Venue: Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club 42-44 Pollard Row E2 6NB 

Admission: £8 concessions (proof of ID required) £10 advance £12 on the door

Booking: Tickets available here <

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  1. Looking forward to seeing the film, I grew up in this area and lots of my friends lived in these flats.

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