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Dionne Walker debut at Sheffield Doc/Fest

...Dionne Walker is riding high this year after receiving a Bafta nomination in the Outstanding British Debut category for documentary The Hard Stop. The film told the story of the 2011 London riots, which were sparked by the death of Mark... Continue Reading →

Black Britain on Film Gate Cinema Notting Hill 25 June

Britain on Film #BlackBritain. Archive screening at the Gate Cinema Sunday 25th 12,00 midday. Q and A with  Yvonne Connikie and Charlie Phillips photographer, archivist. #BritainOnFilm #BlackBritain + Q&A @Connikiefilm & @Charlie_Roots Sun 25 June 12.00. Join us for in-depth discussion... Continue Reading →

Daughters of the Dust re-released

Daughters of the Dust Dash’s restored masterpiece tells of three generations of women who grapple with the decision to leave their roots in the Sea Islands, off the coast of South Carolina. This film is on release all over the... Continue Reading →

TNB Preview Screening of WHITNEY ‘CAN I BE ME’ + Panel & Performance!! June 15

TNB LONDON! Preview Screening of WHITNEY 'CAN I BE ME' + Panel & Performance!! Thurs, June 15 @ Stratford Picturehouse!!! SPECIAL SCREENING FOLLOWED BY PANEL & PERFORMANCE From acclaimed director Nick Broomfield comes a new film about one of the greatest... Continue Reading →

‘Black Britain’ BFI compilation at the Rio

Excellent screening of the 'Black Britain' BFI compilation at the Rio yesterday, with the elders discussing their experiences of a life well lived. Humbled.   http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/features/black-britain-film

“I am not a Witch” Rungano Nyoni

Great to to see  Rungano Nyoni's film premiering at Cannes, well done! Here is a link to a great piece in the Guardian on: "...At the heart of I Am Not a Witch, a Zambian-set highlight of this year’s Cannes... Continue Reading →

UK Premier of The House on Coco Road Saturday 24th June 2017

BLACK HISTORY STUDIES AND DECOLONISING THE ARTS PRESENTS THE UK PREMIERE OF THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD WITH DIRECTOR Q&A ON SATURDAY 24TH JUNE 2017 AT RIO CINEMA. The House on Coco Road In 1979 the Grenadian people carry out... Continue Reading →

Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o film.

The  idea of Rihanna & Lupita in a film together which began life as a Tweet, is now becoming a reality with Netflix rumoured to be producing. Read the full story from Shadow and Act here...

AFRICAN STORIES FOR AFRICA June 9 -11 2017

Join the largest community screening in history, featuring a film about "the father of African cinema," shown in every African nation. Many Africans lost their connection with their cultures, but Sembene, an unlikely Senegalese hero, was determined to give African... Continue Reading →

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