Join V&A’s Community Artist in Residence, Constantine Gras, for a free screening of John Boorman’s 1969 film Leo The Last on Sunday 1st February at 10.00am at the Gate Cinema (87 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3JZ).
Directed by Boorman between his Hollywood films Point Blank and Deliverance, the film fuses drama, comedy and political comment as it follows an aristocratic landlord who moves into a slum area in Notting Hill and becomes radicalised by his oppressed Afro-Caribbean residents.
The film was shot in the borough at Testerton Street prior to it’s redevelopment into the Lancaster West Estate.
The film is an 18 certificate, and this showing is in rare 35mm print. For free tickets please contact Constantine at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07508 996510.
This screening is supported by City Living, Local Life, the V&A, RIBA and Park Circus.