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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 →

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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 →

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary

Made with the support of the John Coltrane Estate and the record labels responsible for most of the Coltrane catalogue, and titled “Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary,” the film is directed John Scheinfeld (“The U.S. vs. John Lennon,” “Beautiful... Continue Reading →

‘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 →

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 →

Darcus Howe (1943-2017),

Darcus Howe I've just been informed that Darcus Howe has made his transition to join the ancestors. Darcus is another important player from the Ladbroke Grove stables and one of the key figures who inspired the rise of Black Power... Continue Reading →

GAYLENE GOULD APPOINTED BFI SOUTHBANK’S NEW HEAD OF CINEMAS & EVENTS

This is the best news of my day. Good Luck Gaylene in your new post.See below from The Black List: "..The BFI today announces that Gaylene Gould has been appointed BFI Southbank’s Head of Cinemas and Events. In this newly... Continue Reading →

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