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Date/Time
Date(s) - May Sun 19 2019
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Entrance Hall

Categories


Screening of short films on Black experience outside of the USA:

Beverley follows a mixed race girl’s struggle to carve out a sense of identity in a confusing, shifting cultural landscape – 1980 Leicester. A move from the decaying, poverty-stricken, urban environment to the relative comfort and theoretical safety of white suburbia does not provide the hope and opportunities Bev may have wished for.

trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5zB4Fnfk3I&feature=youtu.be

 

Two films on racism by Amin Nour, member of the Black Italian film collective in Rome.

  1. Ambaradan, 14:55

Story of a Black 20-year-old, Luca, from the Roman suburbs, who, with his fascist friends, spares no occasion to be violent and take it out on foreigners, despite his origins.

  1. Guess Who I Bring You For Dinner, 11:45

Mohamed, a 25-year-old boy born in Rome, but of African descent, is on his way to meet his girlfriend’s family.

 

  • Wakamba Forever, Kenya, 8:39

A witty comedy set in 1895 when Chief Masaku met McMillan, an emissary of the Queen of England.

 

4th screening of the 400 Years In America series: a free public cultural film series centered on the historic commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of the first Africans brought to British North America. The series will feature a monthly film screening over 7 months, from February 2019 for Black History Month, through August 2019.

Food at 4:30pm
Film at 5pm

Discussion with Aldane Walters & Marna Paintsil Anning will follow the screening.

BLACK: 400 Years in America Film Series: BLACK ABROAD