BEING BLACKER + Q&A

An intimate portrait Jamaican-born reggae producer, businessman, father, son, and pillar of the Brixton community, Blacker Dread. Plus Q&A with director Molly Dineen, and part of the South Norwood Community Festival.

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SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO + RECORDED Q&A

SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO + RECORDED Q&A at Stratford Picturehouse (17 APR 20:15 – other Picturehouses available): Sarajevo in 1994 was a city under siege. Mortars and grenades rained down on the city, killing indiscriminately every day. Amongst the madness, would it be possible to persuade a global rock star to come and play a show […]

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SOSHANA: EVERYWHERE ALONE + INTRO

In 1938 at the age of 11, the painter Soshana fled her native Vienna together with her family to escape National Socialism. They travelled first to Switzerland and then onto London and the US. The trauma of the war and her restless childhood had an immense impact on her life and artistic output.

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ERASE AND FORGET + Q&A

Director Andrea Zimmerman will be in discussion with David Neiwert, expert in American right-wing extremism and author of Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right (Verso).

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DISPOSSESSION + Q&A

Paul Sng’s documentary is narrated by Maxine Peake and explores the catastrophic failures that have led to a chronic shortage of social housing in Britain. Benefit screening for homeless campaign Streets Kitchen.

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STEPHEN: THE MURDER THAT CHANGED A NATION + Q&A

Preview screening of BBC One’s landmark three-part documentary, from critically-acclaimed filmmakers Asif Kapadia & James Gay-Rees, & directed by James Rogan, which plunges viewers into the story of Britain’s most notorious racially-motivated murder.

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PORTRAIT OF JASON

Shot in a single 12 hour take, this 1967 cinéma vérité doc takes us inside the life of Jason Holliday, a hustler and would be cabaret performer with a theatrical persona who smokes and giggles his way through outrageous stories from his past while sparring with director Shirley Clarke and her film crew. 

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