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Launch of ‘Young Rebels – The Story of Southall Youth Movement’

Come to the launch of 

‘Young Rebels – The Story of Southall Youth Movement’

on Friday 18th July 2014 – 6.30pm

at the Monsoon Banqueting Suites, 100 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BG







You are cordially invited to the launch of the documentary film

Young Rebels – The Story of Southall Youth Movement

on Friday 18th July 2014 at the Monsoon Banqueting Suites, 100 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BG 

Young Rebels – The Story of Southall Youth Movement charts the experiences and responses of Asian young people growing up in Southall in the 1960s and 1970s and the racial attacks and discrimination facing them and their communities.

The film captures the activism and leadership of young people during the 1970s and 1980s and particularly of Southall Youth Movement,  covers major historical events in Southall including the racist murder of Gurdeep Chagger in June 1976, the murder of Blair Peach in demonstrations against the racist National Front in April 1979 and the burning of The Hambrough Tavern in 1981 through interviews with key local and national protagonists and archive TV footage of events .

The film is developed by local young people and is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund

A FREE SCREENING of the film ( including awards ceremony and  Q&A with young people involved in the film)  will be held between 6:30pm – 8:30pm  at Monsoon Banqueting Suites, 100 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BG followed by a CELEBRATION which will cost £12.50 per person and includes dinner.

A copy of the documentary film in DVD format and a copy of the accompanying booklet will also be available at the launch.

For further information please contact Balraj Purewal on 0788 2567336 or Suresh Grover on 07816 301 706

Tickets for the free preview are free – but if you wish to stay for the celebration meal the costs will be £12.50 per person)

You can book to attend through the link below 

Eventbrite - LAUNCH of Film 'Young Rebels – The Story of Southall Youth Movement'

This event is organised by The Asian Health Agency and is being supported by the Monitoring Group

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