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Film showing: Sunday the 24th of June: This Space Available

Date uploaded: June 20, 2012

Open City Docs Fest - a four day celebration of documentary film in the heart of London.

Over four days from 21-24 June, Open City Docs Fest will be taking over the UCL campus to screen 132 international documentaries, making them the biggest documentary festival in London. Open City Docs Fest are still a very young festival - in their second year this year. You can see more about them by visiting: http://www.opencitydocsfest.com/

Film showing: Sunday the 24th of June: This Space Available
“Which classes of society can write their messages on the city, and which classes of society are marginalized?” This question, and others, are explored in a film about the way public space is used and regulated in cities across the world. This Space Available examines the arguments and approaches of street artists, activists and politicians around the world who are fighting to “reclaim the streets” from advertisers.
For more information and to buy tickets got to:

This Space Available
Gwenaëlle Gobé
2011 / USA / 90’
UK Premiere
Sun 24 June / 14:00 / Darkroom, UCL WC1E 6BT

Followed by panel discussion with Gwenaëlle Gobé director, Leah Borromeo (Journalist, currently directing and presenting a series of short films on arts activism for Channel 4's Random Acts'). Chaired by Scott Rogers (Lecturer in Media Theory, Birkbeck).