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The Street

Dir: Zed Nelson, United Kingdom, 2019, 94mins, Cert: 15

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Mon 6 January 2020 // 20:00

Tickets: £5 (full) / £4 (concession)

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As the glinting steel and mirror-glass skyscrapers of London’s financial hub edge ever closer, the area surrounding Hoxton Street has been transformed by ‘luxury’ redevelopments and sky-high property prices. This traditional East London street, less than a mile from the City of London, has become the last bastion of the areas disadvantaged – a concentration of the aged, poor and dispossessed. Following its inhabitants over a four-year period, Zed Nelson’s debut feature-length documentary charts the toxic collision of gentrification, austerity and the nation’s slide into Brexit.

★★★★ “An unmissable portrait of modern London” The Guardian

★★★★ “Refreshingly complex" Time Out

★★★★ "Hilarious, yet tragic” The Times

★★★★ “A purposeful, poignant pictures of loss.” Total Film

★★★★ “Eye-opening… There has never been a more significant time to screen The Street” The Upcoming