Films & Screenings

06Apr

Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984 1992

April 6, 2018-  April 27, 2018 |  Free
In Berlin, poet Audre Lorde helped to shape a whole generation of writers and thinkers. Audre Lorde, the highly influential, award winning African-American lesbian poet, came to live in West Berlin in the ‘80s and early ’90s. She was the mentor and catalyst who helped ignite the Afro-German movement, while challenging white women to acknowledge and constructively use their privileges. With her active support, a whole generation of writers and poets gave voice to their unique experience as people of colour in Germany for the first time. This documentary contains previously unreleased material from director Dagmar Schultz’s archives including stunning...
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20Apr

Frames of Representation: Black Mother + Q&A

April 20, 2018 |  £13.00
Lyrical and haunting, Black Mother is a film-poem to Jamaica, conjuring up the island in a polyphony of voices, textures and tales. Moving between the voices of different characters, from the prayers of priests to the testimonies of sex workers, the film captures the plurality and idiosyncrasy of its overlapping worlds. With a photographer’s eye for detail, director Khalik Allah interweaves varied stories into a complex tapestry of encounters which border on the sublime. Probing the line between imagination and history, the film imagines the island landscape as a creative force, a space not only shaped by its complex past...