Women in Activism Film Festival

The Women in Activism Film Festival, co-presented by Black History Studies and the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, is a programme of screenings to hightlight the variety of work, experiences and achievements of black women around the world and through history. The screenings will focus on four women over four weeks featuring a mixture of feature films and documentaries. We will incorporate presentations and facilitate engaging post-film discussions with audience members.

Friday 5th May (SOLD OUT)

The Supreme Price

Director Joanna Lipper elegantly explores the struggle for women's rights in Nigeria. 


   The Supreme Price
 


Friday 12th May (SOLD OUT)

Mama Africa

The biography of South African singer Miriam Makeba who was driven into exile after fighting back against apartheid.


    Mama Africa


Friday 19th May 2017 (SOLD OUT), Thursday 8th June (SOLD OUT), Saturday 24th June (SOLD OUT)

The Amazing Nina Simone

The unknown story of one of America's great musical geniuses.


    The Amazing Nina Simone

Friday 26th May 2017 - 7:30pm

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

Described as 'a lion in literature's forest' by her friend Maya Angelou, Sonia Sanchez is a poet and activist with a decades-long career in the struggle for equal rights.


      BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez resized

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