A series of short films and a discussion involving young people from SE1 United. All ages welcome.
The objects of the evening are:
• to show young people in a positive light
• to get ideas for future activities for the community film club to do with young people
• to encourage young people to join the community film club
• to encourage young people to host a community film club evening
• to show the similarities and differences between young people in the 1950s and now, to help the two generations understand each other and communicate.
The evening will start with an information sheet with questions to talk about before the films, to think about whilst watching the films and then discuss after the films and ask the panel questions. The Panel will include some of the stars from the three films being shown. The questions could be:
• What is different for young people now and young people in the 1950s?
• What is similar for young people now and young people in the 1950s?
• How do young people benefit from attending events like tonight, activities and youth clubs?
• What events and activities would you like in your local area?
The films being shown are:
• Clips of old Alford House film showing young people dancing in the hall, cuts of interviews about why the youth club is so important, shots of Alford House and surrounding area and the bit where they go to the chip shop and the young woman working in the pie factory. @ 10 mins.
• New Alford House film @ 10mins, followed by comments from the panel and audience
• 'Youth Misunderstood' SE1 United @ 20 mins
Each film will be followed by comments from the panel and audience. Comments may be about clothes, fashion, dance style, young men asking young women to dance, smoking, music, looking older, housing, hobbies, interests, jobs, careers, expectations, ambitions. The evening will end with closing comments from the panel and the audience.