Here, Now Film Season celebrates the art made by migrants to London.

At a time when migration again dominates the tabloid headlines, the HERE, NOW season takes a step back to allow for a more balanced view of the flows of people across the globe. The multi-venue season is part of Ben Uri’s centenary celebration Out of Chaos, marking a century of art made by migrants to London. It is a collaborative programme between four London arts venues including the new community cinema in Deptford.

Films will be followed by discussions and Q+As. Asylum seekers will be admitted for free to all screenings. Films include Stephen Frear's Dirty Pretty Things and Sarah Gavron's Brick Lane.  See above flyer for more details.


Owen Van Spall

Greetings. I am a Film History MA graduate from Birkbeck University of London and a trained NCTJ qualified journalist. Apart from a long history of film and news writing for this site and various other publications, I am also a trained photographer with my own camera kit. I write mostly every day. Along the way I have picked up work experience at Sight & Sound, The Guardian, The Independent, The FT, The New Statesman, and more. I have written hard news stories, features, arranged and conducted interviews with celebrities, film directors and other major cultural figures, arranged photo shoots, and covered film festivals, conferences and events in the UK and abroad. If you wish to commission me or enquire about full-time opportunities please find my CV and contact details below. A physical portfolio of print only cuttings can also be provided.