Telling my story through images and text…and avoiding the stereotype! With Searle Kochberg
£40 – 26 September, 7 November & 5 December
After researching and creating a series of mini-documentaries of Jews like you and me walking their London to tell their biography Searle brings this unique narrative form to students of the Lyons Learning Project. Learn how to create your own understanding of ‘My Jewish London’.
Searle Kochberg is a maker and writer on cinema and other performing arts. He edited the textbook, Introduction to Documentary Production (2002) and contributed to Introduction to Film Studies (2012) and Promotional Culture and Convergence (2013). His short documentaries focus on space, memory and identity.
From 2012 to 2014 Searle produced 9 films for the Rainbow Jews project. He then contributed a series of films looking at religious ritual in the UK LGBT+ Jewish community. At the moment, Searle is completing his Practice based PhD on film documentary and the representation of Gay Jewish men in London.