Arts & Culture

Women of The Lens Film Festival: Discovery

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | 29 November 2019
CLOSEUP FILM CENTRE | £26.64

Women Of The Lens Film Festival brings you an eclectic mix of up to the minute international film-making. We bring storytelling that presents society in its widest variety to eager audiences and provide a much-needed platform to developing and established industry professionals.

2019’s event brings six themes:

Friday 29th November Launch Programmes:  theme – Future-ing The Inner Self.

This theme is opened by RCL Graham’s ‘SO.U.L Of A Black Woman’ and followed by ‘The Poetic And The Visual’, directed by Camille DeBose; ‘As Above’, directed by Sewra G Kidane and ‘Epigenetics’ directed by Diahanna Baxter.

The film theme will be followed by an interview with the opening film’s director, RCL Graham.

Our not-to-be-missed panel launch event is a vital panel discussion titled: ‘Black Out In The British Frame: black women’s media representations come under scrutiny‘. Panellists includes Project Embrace founder Lekia Lee, Shonay Shote, founder of A Black Actress and others to be confirmed.

Saturday 30th November – Film Screenings:

  • ‘From The Mouths Of Babes: Dolly‘, director Tosin Lepe
  • Gidi High Life’, director Teniola King
  • ‘Renee‘, director Karla Huffman,
  • ‘Voguing To Dancehall‘, director Daryl Dyer
  • ‘Movement Of Identity’: Paola Y Lucia, director Oluwaseun Babalola
  • ‘Humans Of Britain‘, director Ruby Blake
  • ‘Life In My Shoe’, director Wimana Beatrice
  • ‘The Heritage Of Fabric: Wax Print’ director Aiwan Obinyan
  • ‘Well-Full-Ness: We Are An Untold Story’, director Srikrupa Raghunathan
  • ‘The Misconceptions Of A Female FAT Body‘, director Taliaa Darling
  • ‘Inner Drama: Hear My Pain’, director Victoria Renee Bell
  • ‘Peak’, director Lucy Rose Wilson-Green
  • ‘Hatima’ directpr, Oluwaseun Osibowale
  • ‘Team Marilyn’ director, Sue-Ellen Chitunya

There will be Q&As with attending filmmakers.

A Festival All-Dayer ticket for only £25 (+BF) Saturday only gives you entry to all the events on Saturday 30th November.

Individually Themed Programme Tickets are just £8.50 each.

Purchase your tickets here

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