ESOL Study Morning: Somers Town

Recommended for: ESOL Entry Level 3 and above

Capacity: 158 places

Taking place during Refugee Week, this interactive study session will focus on cross-cultural friendship and social cohesion between people from different backgrounds. It will use a full screening of Somers Town as a basis for language exercises with plenty of opportunities for discussion. Study materials for classwork before and after the study session will be provided.

Somers Town (12A)

Director: Shane Meadows, United Kingdom, 2008, 71 mins.

Tommo is a troubled runaway whose chance encounter with Marek, a quiet, sensitive Polish teenager living with his labourer father is the beginning of a life-changing friendship. Shot in stunning black and white on location in the area of North London from which the film takes its name.