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I am Not Your Negro

Fri 23 June 2017 - 7.30pm SOLD OUT
Fri 30 June 2017 - 7:30pm SOLD OUT

Director Raoul Peck explores the lives of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr, mixing the history of the American civil rights movement with Baldwin’s incisive observations about race in America.



Thu 29 June - 7.30pm
Thu 13 July - 7:30pm

A ferocious thriller from Egypt set entirely in the back of a police detention van.


Shorts - A Marlon Riggs Retrospective

Sat 8 July 2017 - 7.30pm

We continue our Marlon Riggs retrospective with three short films by the American poet, filmmaker and gay rights activist.


A Moving Image

Sat 15 July 2017 - 7.30pm
Thu 27 July 2017 - 7:30pm

Shola Amoo's timely docu-drama about gentrification, race, love, and social class in Brixton.


Felix: Film Africa Family Screening

Sat 15 July 2017 - 2pm

Thirteen-year-old Felix Xaba dreams of learning to play the saxophone, but his mother believes jazz is the Devil's music.



Thu 20 July 2017 - 7:30pm

In 2015, filmmaker Nicholas Feustel made a documentary film about the England PROUD PrEP trial. Two years on, come to a screening of this doc followed by a discussion of where PrEP stands today .


Daughters of the Dust

Sat 1 July 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat 22 July 2017 - 7.30pm

Three generations of Gullah women confront the past and the future, newly restored for this landmark film's 25th anniversary.


Black Is... Black Ain't - A Marlon Riggs Retrospective

Sat 12 August 2017 - 7.30pm

In his ultimate film, Marlon Riggs speaks to homophobia and sexism within the black community, juxtaposing hip-hop with interviews with the likes of Cornel West, bell hooks and Angela Davis.


Whitney: Can I Be Me

Sat 2 September 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat 16 September 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat 23 September 2017 - 7:30pm

From her early struggles to the fraught phone call that alerted the world to her death, this incredible doc takes you inside the life and music of Whitney Houston.



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