Block Party Cinema: The Film Club

Fancy joining one of the coolest clubs around? This April, Block Party Cinema x Pop Brixton launch ‘The Film Club’ – a monthly cinema series of classic, thought provoking films and documentaries.

The monthly pop up event will combine culturally impactful screenings with director Q&A’s, panel discussions, DJ’s, street food and in true Block Party style!

Be a part of a community of fun, film lovers.

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Fruitvale Station (2013)

Date: Sunday May 6th 2018
Location: Pop Brixton

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler’s debut feature film reconstructs the final 24 hours of Oscar Grant III (Michael B Jordan), a young black man who on New Years Day 2009 was gunned down by Californian police. Fruitvale Station is a moving drama about the harsh reality of African American lives, brought to life in an incredibly compelling way with Michael B Jordan’s career defining performance (read my article on the impact of Black Panther and how Africa is being seen in a different light:

Join The Film Club for a laid back screening of this modern classic alongside a pre-film DJ set. DJ from 4:00 PM – Film starts 5:00 PM sharp.

 

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

Date: Sunday June 17th 2018
Location: Pop Brixton

In ‘I Am Not Your Negro‘ film director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a radical narration about race in America, through the lives and assassinations of three of his friends: Martin Luther King Jr, Medgar Evers and Malcolm X. Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this captivating films tells the story of infamous historical events through the eyes of one of the worlds most impressive social critics.

Join The Film Club for a chilled Sunday screening of this modern classic alongside a pre-film DJ set. DJ from 4:00 PM – Film starts 5:00 PM sharp.

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Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)

Date: Sunday July 22nd 2018
Location: Pop Brixton

A captivating documentary that chronicles the life of a young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead and her name on the FBI’s 10 most wanted list. Told in Angela’s own words, this documentary puts colour to the story of one of the most iconic revolutionaries in recent years. Spend your Sunday evening with The Film Club for a special screening of ‘Free Angela and All Political Prisoners

DJ from 4:00 PM – Film starts 5:00 PM  sharp

 

Finding Fela (2014)

Date : Sunday August 19th
Location: Pop Brixton

Information to follow. Watch the Trailer here.