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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 →

‘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 →

Britain on Film: Black Britain (rescheduled) June 7th

Britain on Film: Black Britain (rescheduled) Q &A by yours truely. Hosted by Stanley's Film Club Q&A with Yvonne Connikie. June 7th 2017 Timings: Doors 7pm / Films 7.30pm (including 10 min interval) Arrive from 1pm for a delicious Caribbean... Continue Reading →

A Moving Image 18th May 2017

I'm looking forward to a lively discussion with Director Shola Amoo, Actress Tanya Fear and Helen Pattison representing the Socialist Party at tomorrow Nights screening of 'Gentrification'

’13 dead and Nothing Said’ – the New Cross Massacre

'13 dead and Nothing Said'. Photographer Vron Ware's exhibition at Goldsmiths University On Wednesday two excellent shorts were screened, 'Blood ah goh run' documenting the Black People's Day of Action in 1982 and ' Soli Oh' an experimental interpretation of... Continue Reading →

Candice Onyeama ‘ Once an Old Lady Sat on My Chest’.

I had an excellent interview with Candice Onyeama yesterday, to promote her crowd funding campaign for her forthcoming short film ' Once an Old Lady Sat on My Chest'. Candice shared candidly about names, including her own name, mental health,... Continue Reading →

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