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Archive Short Film

Archive footage chronicles the hostile welcome experienced by Carribean and South Asian communities arriving to the UK in the late 1940s, to mass protests against the BNP in Tower Hamlets, and the musical explosion of Asian Dub Foundation in the early 2000s.

Due to licensing rights, this film is available only on request.

Selected 13 programme 2023 – Royal College of Art, John Hansard Gallery, CCA Glasgow, Nottingham Contemporary, Fabrica Brighton
The London Open 2022 – Whitechapel Gallery

Live-performance installation
STATION installation – Brixton House, 2022

A film by Hussina Raja
Edited by Bella Riza

Films courtesy of:
London’s Screen Archives
Southwark Archives – Not Our Problem (1984)
Newham Archives – Here to Stay (1985) Dir: Surinder Puri
Brent Musuem & Archives – Brent: A State of Mind
Brent Musuem & Archives – Whose Town is It Anyway? (1984) Dir: Tony Freeth
NFTS – Riots and Rumours of Riots (1981) Dir: Imruh Bakari
BFI Archives – Lahore – Refugees of India (1947) Photography: T. Burtt
Director – MUTINY: Asians Storm British Music (2003) Dir: Vivek Bald