Sat 20 June 2 to 6pm
British Film Institute (BFI) Southbank
Belvedere Road SE1
The African Odysseys film programme has screened rare African/Caribbean films at the British Film Institute on London's South Bank for the last 8 years. The films are sourced and selected by the African Caribbean Consultative group which is comprised of grassroots organisations like Black History Walks, with a history of pro-active Black film screenings. The BFI is the only cinema in the country to offer monthly screenings of African/Caribbbean films. The films are often complemented with talks, workshops and Q and A's. Join the Black History Walks mail list HERE for regular updates.
Next African Odysseys film Legacy of Race Movies in the USA
Join Tim Reid (actor, producer,Director of the Legacy Media Institute and Kunle Olulode ( Rebop Productions) for a day of discussions and screenings about films produced in the US from 1915, for all Black audiences and featuring al Black casts. In part, spurred on by the explicit racism of DW Griffiths' Birth of a Nation in 1915. Includes extremely rare footage from Americas' first Black director Oscar Micheaux
Watch trailer here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9UPOkIpR0A