‘Foreign Pickers’ was produced by Company Drinks and commissioned by Delfina Foundation
London for their ongoing Food and Politics Programme.
The film was shot in Kent on 23rd and 24th July 2016.
A film by MYVILLAGES and COMPANY DRINKS
Concept: KATHRIN BÖHM
Directors: KATHRIN BÖHM, SUE GIOVANNI
Research: TOM JAMES
Camera: RICHARD GILLESPIE
Editor: SUE GIOVANNI
Archive footage: BRITISH PATHE
With special thanks to
JAMES SIMPSON and Tom Christensen of Adrian Scripps Ltd, for allowing and arranging access to Moat Farm.
Lachezar Zdravkov Dimitrov
Monika Valentinova Mladenova
Alan Clark, manager at Reeds Farm and son Adam for allowing us to film in their hop-gardens.
James Buggs at Church Farm in Capel who gave us access to two of his fields
Mr Flockhart who showed us around his hoppers hut.
from the Company Drinks’ Happy Hoppers group .
Toby Butler from the University of East London
Susanna Wallis, Cam Jarvis, Pip Field from Company Drinks
Susie Paddock and Shirley Breen at the Hoppers Hospital
Valence House Local Archives, Dagenham
Commissioned by Delfina Foundation
Politics of Food Programme
With support from the University of East London and Kulturstiftung des Bundes