My name's Joel. I'm an artist and educator living in Central America.

I made this website about anti-racist activism in London. I'm currently working on a film called The Owl & the Pussycat.

Click the links above to see my other work.

3rd April 2014

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We have a premiere!

I am pleased to announce The Owl & the Pussycat premiere!

Our new film will be screened at the Montague Arms in New Cross on Sunday 4th May to close the third annual New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival. The film will be followed by a spectacular comeback performance from local neo-soul two-piece Parallel.

Click here for more information

Click here to watch the trailer for The Owl & the Pussycat

Click here to watch a promo for the festival

Click here to see what happened at last year’s festival

Click here to watch a video of Parallel performing

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10th March 2014

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Frequency 2156 - Post-Apocalyptic Internet Radio →

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25th July 2013

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London Against Racism →

All right internet, here’s my contribution: an oral history of London’s anti-racist activism.


Enjoy.

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22nd July 2013

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Peckham & Nunhead - Peckham Film Open launch event →

THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON my film ‘The Light of Speed’ will be screening in Peckham alongside many others. And it’s FREE!

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24th May 2013

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Learning New Cross

A great short film about how a library in New Cross was reclaimed by local people after being shut down by the council.

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24th April 2013

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Sandford Housing Co-operative are doing LOADS of events for New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival!

Sandford Housing Co-operative are doing LOADS of events for New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival!

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19th April 2013

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On Thursday 2nd May 16 houses in Telegraph Hill, New Cross, will screen films onto their front windows from inside, creating a cinematic neighbourhood for passersby!
The event, called Light Houses, is part of the New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival and is (as the name suggests) 100% free!
It was inspired by an original annual event called Lincoln West End Lights. Community cinema on your evening constitutional…

On Thursday 2nd May 16 houses in Telegraph Hill, New Cross, will screen films onto their front windows from inside, creating a cinematic neighbourhood for passersby!

The event, called Light Houses, is part of the New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival and is (as the name suggests) 100% free!

It was inspired by an original annual event called Lincoln West End Lights. Community cinema on your evening constitutional…

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4th April 2013

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New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival - Full Programme →

Ten days packed to the brim with exciting, diverse and 100% free film events. 

How cool is THAT?

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1st March 2013

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LOCAL SHORTS
I am organising a screening of short films from South-East London as part of the New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival. Submit your film, or pass along to those who might!

LOCAL SHORTS

I am organising a screening of short films from South-East London as part of the New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival. 

Submit your film, or pass along to those who might!

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19th February 2013

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New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival

New promo!

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7th February 2013

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Light Houses is an event inspired by Lincoln West End Lights, whereby residents of a street or neighbourhood project films from their front rooms out onto the street, for the pleasure of neighbours and passersby. Coming soon to the New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival!

Light Houses is an event inspired by Lincoln West End Lights, whereby residents of a street or neighbourhood project films from their front rooms out onto the street, for the pleasure of neighbours and passersby. 

Coming soon to the New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival!

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7th February 2013

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Nice new logos! Not too late to get involved.

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31st January 2013

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I made a podcast!

Eastside Stories 
Episode 1 - Police

Hidden histories of East London, from the archives of Eastside Community Heritage.

Updating every two weeks! Search ‘Eastside Stories’ on iTunes to subscribe.

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21st January 2013

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It’s happening! 
26 April-5 May 2013
www.freefilmfestivals.orginfonxdfff@gmail.com  

It’s happening! 

26 April-5 May 2013

www.freefilmfestivals.org
infonxdfff@gmail.com 
 

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9th January 2013

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Dan Jones is an artist and community activist. In addition to his vistas of East London local history, he has made a gigantic interactive singing playground.

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