Join Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives for their first ever virtual film screening as part of Refugee Week 2020.
From the Troxy to Aldgate Pump was created by Aumie Shapiro and follows a 1980s visual record of what was left of the historic Jewish East End, shaped by Jewish refugees and their descendants from 1880s onwards.
The documentary features unique East End institutions such as the Troxy Cinema, several synagogues, The Yiddish People’s Theatre and much more. The images are supported by recollections from members of the area’s Jewish community, featuring Phil Hyams, Jack Wallkind, Aaron Frumkins, Chaim Lipshitz, Lily Rose, Morris Box, Issy Gold, Anna Zelniker, Victor Lucas, Jack Miller. As well as showing the East End’s built environment, some of the interviewees speak about political events such as the battle of Cable Street.
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A member of staff will email you before the screening. The screening will take place via Facebook Watch Party.