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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 →

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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 →

“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...

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'

‘GIRLHOOD’ KARIDJA TOURÉ STARS IN FILM OF 19TH CENTURY EQUESTRIAN

....“The Adventures of Selika,” which tells the coming-of-age story of Selika, a young African princess displaced by war, who was brought up by a noble family in France during the Second Empire (1861-63). Now a young woman, following an unfortunate... Continue Reading →

Tribute to radical Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez.

Great tribute to the radical Afro-Cuban Film Maker Sara Gómez By Andrew S. Vargas | ...Trained as a musician and ethnographer, Sara Gómez came from the folkloric Havana neighborhood of Guanabacoa — traditionally viewed as one of the epicenters of Afro-Cuban... Continue Reading →

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