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Pamela Kokoszka

Pamela Kokoszka
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Home From Home

As I am a Pole living in Britain far away from my culture and everything I grew up with, last weekend I couldn't possibly...

Top Of The Morning

Morgenland, which means 'morning country' in German, is a solo exhibition by German artist Elger Esser, currently showing at the Parasol Unit in Old...

Living With A Silent Secret

Have you ever thought what it would be like not to be able to hear? Of course not, why would you? When I was six...

Open Your Eyes And Help The Homeless

You get up in the morning, get ready and run out of the house to catch the train to go to work, you get there...
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The Current No. 9: Are Men Welcome On Women’s Marches?

In the run-up to International Women's Day, our top issues talk show The Current considers the position of men on marches led and organised by women. Presenter:...
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The Current No 7: Do We DO Valentine’s Nowadays?

In this week's edition of The Current, Jess Gray and Aurora Krogh discuss the rosy (or should that be 'thorny'?) question of Valentine's Day...
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The Current No 6: Pay-As-You-Go Healthcare

In this week's edition of our topical talk show The Current, Sydney Kauffman introduces the current controversy over charging patients upfront if they are...
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The Current: The Year In Rapid Rewind

The Current rewinds over the year in double quick time. Introduced by Sydney Kauffman. Film editing by Pamela Kokoszka.  
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The Current: Whose Christmas Is It, Anyway?

For the second edition of The Current, Sydney Kauffman explores the reach of Christmas with Liam Macdevitt and Hannah-Mariam Chowdhury Film editing by Pamela Kokoszka  

Identifying Star Wars

When I heard there was going to be an exhibition of my beloved Star Wars I just knew I would have to go and...
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Which Blair Project?!

For the first edition of Rising East's new discussion slot The Current, Sydney Kauffman asks fellow millennial voters Drew Goodsell and Casey Cooper-Fiske what they...

Picturing The Pickers

When I went to Stratford to see the launch screening of a film called Foreign Pickers I was surprised how empty the auditorium was. There were...

East End Fright Night With A Touch of Feminism

From Hell is a 2001 American horror film directed by the Hughes brothers and based on the novel about the Jack The Ripper murders by...

Warehouse (Tour) Party

After hearing about the opening of the new gallery at the Museum of London Docklands I couldn’t resist checking it out. I’d never been...

Plaistow’s Marathon (Space) Man

A Plaistow man came close to breaking the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon dressed as an astronaut. Phillip Minns ran this year’s...

Newham Cocaine Bust

Police recently raided 18 homes in Manor Park and arrested 16 people aged between 17 and 50 on suspicion of supplying crack cocaine. The scale...

Help That’s Hard To Find

Newham has one of the lowest cancer survival rate in the UK, with almost four in 10 cancer patients dying within 12 months of...

Refuge Wins Award

A Newham women’s refuge has won a national UK Housing Award. Beverley Lewis House is the UK’s only refuge that offers places to women...

House Share Or House Scare?

Whether you are a student or young professional, one of the most realistic ways of finding somewhere to live is to share. At any one...

My Brother the Devil

Pamela Kokoszka is moved by the love between two brothers My Brother the Devil is a 2013 British crime drama directed by Sally El Hosaini. The...

Made (History) In Dagenham

Pamela Kokoszka reviews a film about a key moment in the history of women's rights Made in Dagenham is a 2010 British film directed by Nigel...

The Children On The Bus Go Whaa Whaa Whaa!

Pamela Kokoszka wants a new sign on the bus As a young adult with no children of my own, I don’t dread anything more than...

To the (ill) Manors Born

Pamela Kokoszka respects a director who stands his own ground. Ill Manors (2012) was the first full length feature film directed by Plan B – real...

Newham Leisure Centres’ Cash Ban

Pamela Kokoszka becomes exercised about the need for older people to exercise. Older people are constantly told that they should exercise. But Active Newham, the leisure...

East End ‘Legends’ Live On For Too Long

Pamela Kokoszka knows the East End is safer than its Krayzy reputation suggests. To some people East London is associated with poverty and crime. They...

Bricked Up In Brick Lane

Brick Lane is a 2007 British drama directed by Sarah Gavron and adapted from the novel of the same name by British writer Monica...

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