Tuesday 5 June 2018


I really enjoyed attending the screening of HALF WAY by Daisy-May Hudson on 28 May. The documentary, which chronicles the experience of the filmmaker's family becoming homeless and being failed by the council repeatedly is an important contribution to activism around homelessness in the UK. The film uncovers, represents and reflects on the ways in which any family could become homeless given unfortunate circumstances and seeks to disassociate homelessness with issues of substance abuse or mental health in order to communicate the detrimental effects of a prevalent 'hidden homelessness' in the Britain.

HALF WAY is a perfect implementation of the dogma "the personal is political" and raises important political issues through autobiography, self-documentary and confessional filmic strategies.


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