Up Your Street Issue 22
Mon 27th May free 9-5pm The View Tube, Marshgate Lane E15. Keith Wilson “Steles (Waterworks)” exhibition until end June. Enjoy the café too
Thurs 30th May £3 7.15pm “Man With A Movie Camera” (1929. 63 mins) Haringey Independent Cinema, West Green Learning Centre N15. Plus live music!!!!! See description below.
“MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA
Directed by Dziga Vertov / USSR, 1929 / 68 Mins
With live musical accompaniment from Giles Leaman on percussion and various other instruments, and the string trio Barrel: Alison Blunt, Hannah Marshall and Ivor Kallin.
The recent popularity of the film The Artist has shown how enjoyable it can be to watch a film with music and no dialogue. HIC decided to take things a stage further by screening this 1929 Russian classic to the accompaniment of live improvised music. Man with a Movie Camera is a real piece of cinema history, one of the most radical and unique films to come out of the early experimental phase of Soviet cinema. Vertov was a pioneer member of the revolutionary avant garde; he felt film was locked into the tradition of stage plays and it was time to discover a new, specifically cinematic, style. Films could move with the speed of our minds as we free-associate or the speed of a musical composition, they did not need any dialogue. Indeed, at the opening of the film Vertov pointed out that it had no scenario, intertitles or characters. It was a series of images, and his notes specified a fast-moving musical score.
Set over 24 hours in the life of a city, it is famous for the range of cinematic techniques Vertov invents, deploys or develops, such as double exposure, fast and slow motion, freeze frames, jump cuts, split screens, Dutch angles, extreme close-ups, tracking shots, footage played backwards, and stop motion animations. There are no characters, only the un-named cameraman and editor. Man with a Movie Camera is not a conventional film in any sense of the word. It is a hymn of praise to the life of the city and the transformative power of film.” From HIC web site.
- Sat 1st June £2.50 1.30pm-3.30pm Fun dance afternoon for all.
- St Edmund’s Halls (Ryan Hall) 216 Chingford Mount Road South Chingford London E4 8JL (south of Chingford Mount crossroads),
Sun 2nd June free 11am – 3pm”Memories of Barking Park” Launch Event:
at the Barking Park Centre.
Mon 3rd June free 12-2pm art course/mixed media for 5 weeks at Wood Street Library with Waltham Forest Libraries. Book with the Library service or through Eventbrite/
free 12.2pm Lea Bridge Seniors with Up Your Street at the Community Room in Lea Bridge Library E10 7PU. 1pm Guest speaker, Jan, entertains with all about Spitalfields. Book a place at Eventbrite or email firstname.lastname@example.org
free 7pm Leyton Community Action meet at Saint Mary’s Church Hall, Lindley Road, London E10 6QT. Cancelled
Tues 4 June free 6-7pm Redbridge Central Library Clements Rd Ilford.Photography with Leanne Benson
Leanne studied Editorial Photography, has worked in New York as a photography intern and as an in-house photographer for a London Borough. Her passion lies in social documentary photography. This event is for anyone interested in photography.
Thurs 6th June £5 + donation 9-5pm Lens Think Exhibition: until 20th June 2013
Just Add Red, 81 Leonard Street
Fri 7th June £3 donation. 10.30-12.30pm. Craft along with Sara and make a quilt of shared community memories. ‘Elders Crafting Group’.”This could be the quilt to represent Leyton as is now and has been over the last 40 years with a different population to what was in the 1960s, Exciting.” says Up Your Street. Cuppa included.
Sat 8th June £6 7.30 pm “Palestine Social” St John Vianney Church, West Green Rd N15. Jazz and Arab music and food all hosted by Haringey Palestine Solidarity Group.