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A Moving Image (2017)

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A Moving Image is an award winning multimedia feature film about gentrification in Brixton, incorporating fiction, documentary and performance art. We follow Nina, a young stifled artist, as she returns to her community after a long absence - she is soon painted as a symbol of gentrification. As she struggles with her own complicity, we follow her mission to create a piece of art that can bring her community together. On her journey we speak to real people affected by gentrification in Brixton, blurring the line between reality and fiction.

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Critic Reviews for A Moving Image

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (5)

Although the film's approach to issues is a little on the nose at times, in Amoo, we are introduced to a distinctive and bold new voice in British cinema.

April 30, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This impassioned docudrama makes the unfortunate mistake of confusing artistic ambition with intellectual incoherence.

April 27, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Fittingly, the film is itself a grand collage, drama spliced with documentary, music and dance.

April 27, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The movie shrewdly lays out how a district's bohemian and diverse character is what makes it vulnerable to long-term predatory investment, pushing Brixton in the direction of white Notting Hill.

April 27, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Director Shola Amoo does a brilliant job of getting under the skin of gentrification.

April 25, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
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The simple title, loaded with meaning, should not disguise just how much is packed into this profound and articulate debut feature from a very promising London-based filmmaker.

December 28, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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