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  • “Did you see that Avazz launched a campaign?”

    “Did you see that Avazz launched a campaign to get rid of the City Remembrancer?” Only a few years ago the question would not have...

  • Secret City scoops film award

    Secret City wins Best Documentary Feature award at the London Independent Film Festival.

  • The London Film Review

    "A powerful, fascinating and terrifying documentary: Watch it"

  • Close Up DVD Review

    “Engaging in a dense web of complexity and intrigue, Secret City explores what is known (indeed, what can be known) about the Corporation of London:...

  • Secret City out on DVD

    We are pleased to announce that ‘Secret City’ is being released on DVD by E2 Films with subtitles in Spanish, Italian, French & German Release...

  • Review: Secret City

    On a budget of less than £11,000, this film does an excellent job scrutinising an organisation not enough people know about despite its influence on...

  • A revelatory insight into the Vatican of contemporary finance

    “The film is a revelatory insight into the Vatican of contemporary finance–the Corporation of London, home of the Square Mile, the only part of Britain...

  • Russia Today interview with Lee Salter

    Russia today’s interview with the writer of Secret City, Lee Salter.

  • Secret City: Uncovering London’s hidden history

    Sara Spary writes at Independent Blogs: Yesterday the Frontline Club in London screened Secret City , the acclaimed investigative film written by Lee Salter and directed by Michael Chanan. The...

  • Review at ‘A Day in the life of…’

    As with members of the public vox popped throughout the film, I was unfamiliar with the City of London itself and moreover, completely unaware of...

  • The City’s Secrets

    January 15, 2013 There was great interest in the screening of the film Secret City and the Q&A with Michael Chanan – professor of film and video...

  • UWE lecturer produces film on Secret City

    Directed by Michael Chanan and written by Lee Salter, Secret City sets out to raise awareness of the City of London and the Corporation that runs it....