Miles of Life: Five Films of Lives Lived in London
Meet Josiah Blackburn at the Marienbad Restaurant and hear the story of how the London Free Press began at 122 Carling Street.
In the Peel House at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, the sculptor Mildred Peel tells about her art career as she navigates sexism and the shadow of her younger more famous brother.
Poet Arthur Stringer, from the porch of his childhood home, recounts his lifelong infatuation with the ideal of romance.
At the former Western Counties Health and Occupational Centre, you will hear the story of the veterans who lived there as they recovered from the Second World War.
The journey concludes at the Hyland Cinema, with meeting a woman who shares how the movies played an important role in her teenage years.
The AlvegoRoot Theatre ensemble presents five short films about people and places important to the cultural memory, life and history of London spanning over 100 years. Join us and travel through London's past all from your screen!
Written and directed by Adam Corrigan Holowitz
Performed by Dan Ebbs, Kydra Ryan, Casey Cornell, Brandon Kulic, Yunike Soedarmasto.
Videography and Editing by Donnie Ivey
Sound Engineering by TJ McCarthy
Part of Doors Open London