Rosemarie has found a community and faith through her local church, and also inner strength in helping disadvantaged others. She describes coming to the UK as a young girl, and her initial thoughts. […]
Stephen is a historian of Black Britain, and has been inspired to find hidden histories and hidden stories by the story of his Aunt Esther, a young black girl who was adopted by his family after her father died in 1941.
Stephen appears in our new series of Movie Nights, Windrush Generations. […]
Alice is a university student and a storyteller who dreams of one day becoming a Theatre Director. The theatre industry might be difficult to get into, but this will not stop her from achieving her dreams.
This Film was made on a Chocolate Films Workshop with 6th form students at Ricards Lodge High School and Rutlis […]
Comedian and singer Kenny Lynch toured with the Beatles and appeared in Carry On Films. From Caribbean-Irish heritage, he was born in the East End in 1938 before the Windrush era. In his short portrait, Kenny talks about growing up in Stepney during the war. […]
Join Karen, Londoner #306 as she marches through London as part of the anti-Trump demonstration during his visit to the U.K.
Karen identifies with the plight of others having moved to the U.K from Ireland in the 1980s, and herself having been subjected to racism. With such a large turnout to the rally, Karen is keen […]
After moving from Brazil to London when he was just eight years old, Jorge discusses adjusting to London life, discovering its diversity and the struggles his mother faced in moving to a country where she didn't speak the language.
Now working in digital marketing, Jorge is looking forward to discovering the world. […]
Saeid shares the story of the first two decades of his life in Iran, before he moved to the UK.
Now, Saeid is married with two kids and working as a Physical Therapist, using a range of massage techniques and exercises to help his patients. He has recently opened his own Beauty Spa with his family. He loves his job […]
Life has thrown some unforeseen obstacles at Ellinor, but her passion for science and her loving partner, John, have helped her to persevere. She continues to flourish not only as a scientist, but as an active member of the community.
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After a long, successful career in banking, Karen needed a fresh start. She made herself redundant and began following her passion for people and animals. Today, she enjoys a fulfilling new life full of adventures, including writing a children's book series based off of the true stories of her rescue Staffie, Dodger Do […]
London teacher Sara Burke is the granddaughter of Jamaican immigrants who came to the UK during the Windrush era. Not happy with the treatment of the Windrush generation, she led a protest marching from Parliament Square to the Home Office. […]
David is a Professor of Geopolitics and the son of a Rabbi. An interest in borders runs through his professional as well as his personal life. Let David guide you through Jewish Stoke Newington, where he spent his childhood. […]
Skater and student Oliver discusses his experience of moving to London from his native France, the struggles he has faced and his plans for the future.
This film was made by young people aged 16-25 at West Thames College. Facilitated by professional filmmakers from Chocolate Films the participants developed document […]