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Fly a Flag for Poplar

Cat No: DSS0003
Duration: 01:17:24
Date: 1974
Location: Poplar, East London
Original format: 16mm
Colour: Colour & B/W



 Fly a Flag for Poplar is an eighty-minute documentary made in the 1970s on the Poplar area and its community, whose members helped with the planning and execution of the project. The video includes images from the Community Poplar Festival and its various activities, interviews with members of this community sharing their thoughts on the festival and Poplar itself, archive photographs relating the history of the area, and finally a discussion between the organisers of the festival debating about the event's achievements, goals and future.

Production Credits

Ron Orders
Liberation Films
Roger Buck Caroline Goldie
Ron Orders
Geoff Richman
Marie Richman
Tomny Wickert


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