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[Film Screening] Martina Attille: Dreaming Rivers @ The Tate // November 2nd

18th October 2015 |

The Tate’s Autumn season of screenings continues its spotlight on the visionary collective Sankofa Film and Video. Established in 1983 by five aspiring filmmakers – Martina Attille, Maureen Blackwood, Robert Crusz, Isaac Julien and Nadine Marsh-Edwards, their early oeuvre focused on the … Read More

[Exhibition] 60 Untold Stories of Black Britain @ Goldsmiths University // 1-30th October

6th October 2015 |

60 Untold Stories of Black Britain explores the education and careers of the sons of daughters of Caribbean migrants.

Black and white portraits captured by two photographers in their 60s and two in their 20s, audio interviews, and an accompanying … Read More

[Film] Mirror to the Soul: British Pathé in the West Indies 1920-72 @ The Ritzy // 20th Sept

15th September 2015 |

Over two years in the making, Mirror to the Soul is a documentary film about the Caribbean, a unique collaboration between Soul Jazz Records and British Pathé, made up entirely of newsreel footage filmed during the period 1922-1970.

As well … Read More

[Film + Fashion] The History of Fresh Weekender – 24th & 25th October // London

15th September 2015 |

“The History of Fresh” is a weekender that will celebrate and chronicle the relationship streetwear has with popular culture in the US and here, in the UK.

On Saturday 24th, there’ll be a preview screening of highly anticipated streetwear documentary … Read More

[Film + Talks] Regenerated Futures @ The Bussey Building // 11th September

9th September 2015 |

Regenerated Futures is an immersive double-event exploring co-joined futures of ‘regeneration’ in London’s shifting social and political landscape and creative black subcultures from across the globe. Brought to you by Project 27.

DOORS OPEN 12.15pm

/ PART 1

Regeneration: An … Read More

[Film] Dancehall Queen Screening + Party @ Dalston Roof Park – 23/9

8th September 2015 |

Watch the vibrant, Jamaican cult classic,  modern- day Cinderella story and guilty pleasure of many DANCEHALL QUEEN, on the big screen and in all its original glory, for one night only!

Doors 7pm

DANCEHALL QUEEN Film 8pm – 9:30pm

9:30pm – 11pm ‘Summer Can’t Done!’ after … Read More

[Film] Afro Futures in Motion @ 50 Goldborne Gallery // 5 – 13th September

3rd September 2015 |

In association with The Portobello Film Festival, Africa Futures in Motion will feature talks and a collection of short films over 3 weeks from artists and filmmakers from around the globe including Polyglot, Native Sun, Afronauts and a Nigerian Music … Read More

African Odysseys: We Love Carnival @ The BFI – 8th August

3rd August 2015 |

Join African Odysseys for a day of drama, documentary, talks and discussion narrating the story of the steel pan. The steel pan was born into poverty in Trinidad but climbed the highest levels of artistic international recognition. Films screening include Pan! … Read More

#BCAFilmFest Salons: Black Genius + Revolt and Revolution / Black in the Digital Age + Soul Cinema – July 17th & 24th

13th July 2015 |

Black Cultural Archives’ Film Festival Staying Power: Black Britain On Screen is a capsule collection of iconic cinematic snapshots; a time-traveller’s journey from the 1950s to 2015. Inspired by BCA’s current exhibition Staying Power, this festival of critically acclaimed films, rarely seen shorts … Read More