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West Ham film released today

A new documentary film about West Ham has been released today by East 15 films.

Called ‘Away From Home – Leaving Upton Park’ the documentary tracks the last season at the Boleyn ground and the first two at The London Stadium, Away From Home puts the West Ham fans side of the difficult move.

The film shows the rollercoaster of emotions they have experienced during the last few seasons, fans hopes and fears for the future and ultimately what West Ham means to supporters through memories, rituals and relationships as well as community, identity and class connotations and a sense of belonging. In the aftermath of the move, Away From Home returns to Upton Park to illustrate the devastating impact on local businesses that relied heavily on the match day revenue and also explores the proposed legacy of what once was West Ham’s home.

Co-producer and Co-Director Mitch Panayis speaking to Claret and Hugh this morning said “Not just a trip down memory lane, nor simply a homage to the Boleyn, but a serious look at the difficulties facing the modern football fan”

East 15 films have given C&H a free downloadable copy to give away in a competition. Just answer a simple question and email us at mrwesthamfootball@gmail.com  Q) Who was the last West Ham player to score at the Boleyn Ground in the Premier League.
One correct answer will be chosen at Random on Saturday 31st March.

The Film is available to buy on Vimeo and Amazon at the following links. iTunes and Google play movies will be releasing the film mid April

http://east15.london/vimeo From £3.99 or http://east15.london/amazon From £4.99

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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter