The Battle of Lewisham Film was heavily influenced by the following sources.
Black Audio Film Collective- Handsworth Songs,( 1987), Documentary Film
John Akomfrah’s artworks and film pieces
Yann Arthus-Bertand- Human,(2015), Documentary film
Ava DuVernary- 13th,(2016), Netflix Documentary
Arthur Jaffa’s art and cinematography pratice
Steve James- Hoop Dreams (1994), Documentary film
Paul Gilroy – No Black in the Union Jack and Black Britian ,Books
David Olusoga- Black British History, (2016), Book
Stuart Hall’s Sociology
Rashid Johnson’s Organic Sculptures
David Hammons- Higher Goal, (1990) ,Sculpture
Adrian Piper’S Performance Art
Eva Hesse’s Sculptural Practice
Ruth Novaczek- Rootless Cosmopolitans, 1990, Experimental film
Franklyn Rodgers- The Elders,(2007), Photography
Franco Rosso- Babylon, (1980), Drama film
Billy Dosanjh- Their England (2015) Sikhs of Smethwick (2016), Documentary
Ingrid Pollards Photography
Saxson Radio Sound – Music
Papa Levi- Music
Syd Shelton- Rock Against Racism,(2015), book
Raoul Peck- I Am Not Your Negro, (2016), Documentary film
Barry Jenkins- Moonlight (2016,) Drama Film
Rachel Garfield – You are Joking (2005) & Deep England (2007), Avant-Grade Documentary
Dr William ‘Lez’ Henry- The Essence of Blackness (2008), book
Simon Critchley philosophies on Ethnic Insiderism
A list of my top documentaries that I have watched over this year.
Rachel Garfield Edit Analysis
Rachel Garfield is a British based artist and writer, of Jewish decent, her practice addresses notions such as the formation of subjectivity, hierarchies of victimhood, race and gender along with the definitions of identity and the construction of Englishness in the 20th century. Garfield’s style is fixated on the on going concerns of Avant-Garde documentary.
Attached is a review of the editing process that goes into Garfield’s Avant-garde documentaries.