The Takings of Charlie Lee UK I 2020, 2’

“The Takings of Charlie Lee” a Poem by Damian Le Bas

Screening (Online) from: Thursday, 19/11/2020 | 20:00
Q&A (Online) from: Thursday, 19/11/2020 | 21:30

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Charles Newland, 2′, UK 2020

Original English version

THE TAKINGS OF CHARLIE LEE is an original poem written and performed by Romany-Gypsy author Damian Le Bas. Shot in stark black and white on the south coast of England, the poem deals with the pathos, pain and struggle of being a Gypsy on the road in days gone by.


Charles Newland

Damian Le Bas

Bernard Close

Grace Hart

Damian Le Bas

Grant Black


Film team:
  • Charles Newland
  • Charles Newland
  • Charles Newland is a Romani Gypsy film director based in Nottingham, UK. He is the founder of film collective Notown Productions and an original member of the IRFC. His work has been featured by BBC, VICE, BFI, and The Guardian, and his films have been screened at a variety of international film festivals, including Berlin ...

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