This documentary film captures the stories and development of participants during a series of Art Across The City film making workshops in partnership with the City and County of Swansea, Communities First, the Swansea Creative Learning Partnership and LOCWS International. It shows how participants have engaged with the workshops and what they learned and achieved as they developed their own films over the course of 4 days.
The documentary aims to highlight the potential benefits of partnership working within the new Creative Learning Partnership programme and how it can help individuals benefit from exposure to the creative industries and cultural sector.
“With the concepts you’ve got in your mind, you can put them on film, as poetry or a monologue and express yourself..It’s been a really refreshing, self-rewarding experience.” – Vijay Singh
This project has been designed within the context of Arts, Culture and Heritage being a significant contributing tool to tackling poverty.
“We’ve all enjoyed, we’ve all got along, and I would definitely do it again in the future.” – Lloyd Barnett
The Swansea Creative Learning Partnership brings together Arts, Culture and Heritage organisations together with Communities First and via Communities First, other organisations that contribute towards alleviating the effects of poverty. The concept of this project has been conceived from this partnership working