“Reel Black Lives Matter: African Diaspora focused Documentaries” by Rapport Festival

 Saturday 16th June 2018, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM @ Whirled Cinema, 259-260 Hardess Street, Loughborough Junction, London SE24 0HN Rapport Festival returns to Brixton for its second year. We present a weekend of African Diaspora films (15th -17th June). International films focused on the real lives, experiences, and perspectives of Africans in Africa and the…

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“Talking Black in America” – Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion by University of Oxford Applied Linguistics Research Group

Tuesday 5th June 2018. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM @ Mary Ogilvy Theatre, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS Talking Black in America follows the unique circumstances of the descendants of American slaves and their incredible impact on American life and language. Speech varieties from the African American community reflect the imprint of African language systems, the influences of…

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“British Black Music Month (BBMM) 2018” Launch of Britain’s Contribution to the development of Reggae Music

Friday 1st June 2018, 6.30 PM – 9:00 PM @ University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6XA It’s poignant that we start British Black Music Month (BBMM) 2018 by marking Reggae @ 50 with probably the only time that the full version of ‘Britain’s Contribution To The Development Of Reggae’ will receive a public screening. The…

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LONDON HISTORY DAY 2018: Free Screening of ‘BEYOND THE PHOTO’ at the ‘Herne Hill Film Festival’

Thursday 31st May 2018, 8:00 PM @ The Prince Regent, 69 Dulwich Road, London SE24 0NJ ‘London History Day‘ is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! More than 70 of London’s museums, galleries and cultural spaces will open their doors to reveal special behind the scenes tours, rarely seen exhibits and one off…

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“Britain on Film: Black Britain” by the National Archives

Revealing new voices from across a century of vast and turbulent social change in the UK, Britain on Film: Black Britain is not just an important educative tool – offering audiences the chance to explore stories of migration, community and the struggle against inequality – but also an opportunity to celebrate vivid black British life and culture on screen.

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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 BPC style – beanbag bouncing fun! Be a part of a community of fun, film lovers.

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“10 Years of African Odysseys: Black Films and White Power”

Thursday 24th May 2018 6:30 PM – 8: 00 PM @ Harris Westminster Sixth, Steel House, 11 Tothill Street, London SW1H 9LH ’10 Years of African Odysseys’ – is a course that focuses on Black Films and White Power. It will present the best films, ideas, Q&A, talks, interviews, and knowledge of ten years of African/Caribbean…

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“FUTURE FIRST” THE EMPOWERING SHORT FILM IS A LOVE LETTER TO BLACK WOMEN AND THEIR HAIR

The short film Future First (watch now on YouTube) is an artistic interpretation of a black girls response to cornrows being renamed as ‘boxer braids’. The empowering short film is a love letter to Black women, encourages black girls to reclaim their time, as society often tries to steal from us then decline us. It shows how…

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** UNMISSABLE ** A 3-PART BBC DOCUMENTARY SERIES: “A MURDER THAT CHANGED A NATION” – Remembering Stephen Lawrence

Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th April 2018 on BBC One @ 9:00 PM The programme will examine one of the most famous cases of 20th century Britain, the murder of 18-year-old black student, Stephen Lawrence by a group of white teenage boys April 22 1993. What followed was one of the longest, most…

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“THE BLACK MARKET & FILM FESTIVAL” by Black History Studies

Saturday 5th May 2018, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ The West Green Learning Centre, Parkview Academy, West Green Road, London N15 3QR The 13th Black Market & Film Festival is an event to showcase, expose and connect Black cultural and creative entrepreneurs to the community. We provide a platform to sell their products, promote their skills…

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“THE AFRICAN HISTORY OF SPORT” – The UK Premiere Screening!

UK Premiere Screening on Friday 6th April 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at University College of London (UCL), London The African History of Sport: The UK Premier Screening. “At least five thousand years ago, ancient African civilisations in KMT/Egypt, Nubia/Sudan, Ethiopia and Nile Valley East African kingdoms, invented a ‘Grand Philosophy’ which they called several names,…

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LUSH FILM FUND & THE GUARDIAN DOCUMENTARIES PRESENTS – “IDENTITY ON SCREEN”

Thursday March 29th, 2018 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ The Lush Studio Soho, 67-71 Beak Street London W1F 9SW The documentary screening’s include: Radical Brownies – Berets, badges, #BlackLivesMatter and social justice: the youth group for activist girls of colour. The Radical Brownies is an alternative to the Scout movement for girls of colour in Oakland, California.…

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“ARCHIVE REVELATIONS II: BIG CITY STORIES – BLACK LONDON’S FILM HERITAGE” by June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive Ltd

Big City stories is a compilation of film extracts dating from 1911 to 1995 from institutional and personal archives. Get a sense of how London’s Black population has been represented across the decades in mainstream film and TV and through the eyes of black filmmakers.

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