'Small Island' - A film on the Windrush Generation
Film screening: 'Small Island', 2006
Hortense Joseph arrives in London from Jamaica in 1948 to live with her new husband Gilbert. Gilbert Joseph was one of the several thousand Jamaican men who joined the RAF to fight against Hitler. Returning to England as a civilian, he finds himself treated very differently. Hortense had longed to leave Jamaica and start a better life in England, but when she joins him she is shocked to find London shabby, decrepit and far from the city of her dreams...
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