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Dispossession: The Great Housing Swindle

Sun 22 Oct 2017


Narrated by Maxine Peake, this documentary explores the failures and deception that have caused a chronic shortage of social housing in Britain

Tickets: £7 / £6 Conc / £5 Students

BBFC: Contains mild bad language

For some people, a housing crisis means not getting planning permission for a loft conversion. For others it means, quite simply, losing their home. This feature documentary, narrated by Maxine Peake, explores the catastrophic failures that have led to a chronic shortage of social housing in the UK.

With unprecedented access to residents, politicians and experts in the housing industry and media, this is the story of people fighting for their communities, of people who know the difference between a house and a home, and who believe that housing is a human right, not an expensive luxury.

Cent Scot Docu Fest

Directed By
Paul Sng
Year Made
UK 2017

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