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Larry And Janet Move Out is now available free on YouTube. Ad-free stream and download still available to buy at Reelhouse: https://www.reelhouse.org/fattoadfilms/larry-and-janet-move-out
Coming Home, part of a series of films about the Heygate Estate in Elephant and Castle, London, will feature in the LSE London Short Film Festival on Tuesday 9 July. https://www.facebook.com/events/1625988367715862/
In the last of our short films from the Heygate Estate, Elizabeth Grace returns to her former home on the estate on the eve of its demolition. It brings back a lot of emotions for her, as she remembers … Continue reading
Larry And Janet Move Out will screen at the Oxford Human Rights Festival in its Close To Home section, at 1230 on Saturday 13 February. Co-directors David Reeve and Patrick Steel will be there for a Q&A after the film. … Continue reading
In our latest short film to accompany Larry And Janet Move Out, the Reverend Peter Stevenson talks about the community on the Heygate Estate before it was demolished to make way for a new development, Elephant Park.
Larry And Janet Move Out has been selected by the staff at Reelhouse as their pick of the week. Thank you Reelhouse! https://www.reelhouse.org/discover
In film number six Doreen talks about life on the Heygate Estate and the council’s plans to evict the residents.
Co-directors of Larry And Janet Move Out David Reeve and Patrick Steel were asked by Red Bull Amaphiko magazine to describe how they approached telling the story of the Heygate Estate. You can see the film they made for the … Continue reading
In our fifth short film, Cindy and Riikka move into the almost-empty Heygate Estate and turn their flat into a party house that they christen Mole Mansion.
In our fourth short film from the Heygate Estate we meet Peter, who grew up on the estate, and is wary of the council’s plans to move his family on.
The Heygate Estate had a wealth of natural life and was surprisingly green. The third in our series of short films celebrates nature on the estate.
In the second of our short films about the Heygate Estate, Ismael, a postman, finds his job becoming more difficult as residents are evicted.
In the first of our short films from the last days of the Heygate Estate in Elephant and Castle, London, we meet Abdi, who grew up in the area, and has fond memories of the estate.
We held a press breakfast to launch Larry And Janet Move Out at Mamuśka! in Elephant and Castle. It was lovely to catch up with Larry and Janet, their former next door neighbour Enid, and Larry’s sister Liz, all former … Continue reading
Larry and Janet’s story is featured in the Times of India via Reuters: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/As-gritty-patch-of-London-upgrades-poorer-locals-pushed-out/articleshow/49450599.cms http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/10/19/uk-britain-london-housing-idUKKCN0SD0OJ20151019
Larry And Janet Move Out is featured in Southwark News http://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/heygate-documentary-now-on-sale/
Peter Hetherington writes about Larry And Janet Move Out and the human cost of social housing in The Guardian, describing the film as “a moving account of one couple’s plight, a social commentary for our times”. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/oct/13/council-house-affordable-rented-housing-starter-homes