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Belford Community Cinema presents:


Britain on Film from 1902 to 1991

at Bell View, 33 West Street, Belford NE70 7QB

Wednesday 26th June 2019

Doors Open 6.30pm/7pm start. Donations on the Door.

In a time of constant debates around immigration both nationally and internationally, the latest Britain on Film programme - Welcome to Britain - looks back to chart a century of arrivals to the UK. Featuring the voices of different generations of British immigrants from Basque families fleeing the Spanish Civil War; Vietnamese children finding sanctuary; a Jewish family escaping the pogroms in pre-war Romania; to early multi-culturalism, and the stories of second-generation immigrants amid racism and rioting of the ‘70s and ‘80s. Whether seeking safety, freedom or simply a better life, the 20th Century saw a rise in immigration to the UK. Although often welcomed, immigrants have also encountered hostility, racism and xenophobia even as they have enriched Britain’s economy and cultural life.

During a period in which some UK residents are being asked to re-frame their presence in the country, this programme explores the costs to our shared humanity in turning people away.


The Arts Festival is fast approaching and we are in need to volunteers to help with the smooth running of this years festival.  If you feel you would like to help then please come along to ...

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