Windrush 75 – Film/Shows You Should Watch

WofC Windrush Recommendations, Film Edition 🎥

Windrush Generations
‘Windrush Generations’ has been created as part of 1000 Londoners, a flagship project produced by Chocolate Films and created by founders Rachel Wang and Mark Currie. Over a decade, one thousand short documentaries will be made about Londoners to create an eclectic and original portrait of the city. In this series discover the lives of five generations of Londoners with Caribbean heritage in ‘Windrush Generations’, a series of short film portraits. Available to watch via The British Library,

Sitting in Limbo
Released in 2020, Sitting in Limbo is a film about the windrush scandal. We follow the journey of Anthony Bryan who is wrongfully detained by the Home Office and facing deportation after living in the United Kingdom for 50 years.The film was written by his own brother Stephen S. Thompson is now available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

The Unwanted: The Secret Windrush Files
David Olusoga opens secret government files to show how the Windrush scandal and the ‘hostile environment’ for black British immigrants has been 70 years in the making. Only 5 months left to watch this on BBC iPlayer.