FREE Film Screening: Marcus Garvey: ‘A Giant of Black Politics’

Tuesday 14th August 2018 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ St Ann’s Library, Cissbury Road, London N15 5PU   Black Nationalist pioneer and First Hero of Jamaica, Marcus Garvey is discussed by contemporaries, historians, family and friends. The film traces his early successes in organizing West Indian contract labor, to the phenomenal rise of his…

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FREE Film Screening: ‘Motherland’ – A story of a continent and its people

Sunday 5th August 2018, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ St Ann’s Library, Cissbury Road, London N15 5PU   Motherland is a bold, epic journey through Africa with a authentic African voice. Fusing history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues, Motherland sweeps across Africa to tell a new story of a dynamic continent. From the glory…

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‘Life is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes’ FILM SCREENING – Part of the Nelson Mandela 100 Centenary Programme

July 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. The 1963/64 Rivonia Trail is one of the most extraordinary in legal history, at which Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment. After 27 years in prison, he emerged with a vision of a multiracial democracy which averted a civil war in South Africa. But he…

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BLOCK PARTY CINEMA PRESENTS: ‘FREE ANGELA & ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!’

Sunday 22nd July 2018, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, London, SW9 8PQ 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…

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‘Close Up: Ava DuVernay’ Compelling and Urgent Voices in Contemporary Cinema

June 2018 @ BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 8XT ‘This June we honour the trailblazing women of yesterday, today and tomorrow with major retrospectives and events. Join us as we pay tribute to those who transcend their worlds to expand ours.’ Ava DuVernay is not just a filmmaker; she is a movement.…

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** 2 DAYS TO GO ** BUFF original film ‘No Shade’: Screening and forum discussion hosted by Black Cultural Archives

Friday 8th June 8 2018, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton SW2 1EF London After 13 years of bringing the best of urban independent cinema to a wider audience, the British Urban Film Festival takes things to the next level with the announcement of their first original production as part…

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‘Margins to Mainstream: The Story of Black Theatre in Britain’ 

Tuesday 10th July 2018, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ St Ann’s Library, Cissbury Road, London N15 5PU ‘Margins to Mainstream: The Story of Black Theatre in Britain’ is a documentary film produced by the Octavia Foundation and Nu Century Arts, Birmingham with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The groundbreaking film explores the history and heritage of…

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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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