Movies - 30 June 2019

Sunday 30 June 2019

DOORS: 12.30PM / START: 1PM (75 MINS & 55 MINS

259 Hardess Street
London
SE24 0HN

Reel Black Love Matters - Fictional and documentary films about love ... Love of: man, woman, home, family, origins, ancestry, heritage & self

The Right Choice (UK)

With the help of The Adviser, a husband and wife must answer three seemingly harmless questions to create their perfect designer baby.

Dir. Tomisin Adepeju

Part Of Me (USA)

A Drama following a one year period in the life of 12 Year-Old Amber Parker and the up and down, but loving, struggles of her family living in the heart of Los Angeles.

Dir. Marcellus Cox

Onye Nmefie - The Trespasser (UK)

An African folktale in modern day England. A grieving young man, Emeka, is trapped in a time loop by the demon 'The Trespasser'. To survive, he must confront this demon and his past relationship with his late Grandmother.

Dir. William Alexander Boyd

Duality (USA)

An Afro Latinx basketball player, soon after being drafted into the WNBA, realises she is pregnant. She has to choose between having the baby, starting a family with her long-term boyfriend and sacrificing her career, or having an abortion and keep fighting for her dream of being a professional basketball player.

Dir. Jana Mosquera

Love Letter (USA)

Man and Woman struggle to keep the flame alive through the seasons of a relationship. It is a journey told through a series of colorful poetic vignettes.

Dir. Lauren Smith

Caterpillar Butterfly (UK)

This is a 3 chapter journey from self-doubt, self-hate to self determination and self love. Does the Caterpillar amid the drudgery of consuming everything in its path know it will one day emerge as a beautiful butterfly?

Dir. Nairobi Thompson

Searching for Wonder (USA)

Inspired by conversations with fellow African Diaspora artists, many of whom feel lost in different ways, because history, slavery, colonialism & fear have left many of us feeling disconnected, searching for something we can’t fully articulate. Searching for Wonder deals with the tremendous power we have to rediscover & reimagine ourselves through our ancestors, their gods, their cultures & our interconnectedness.

Dir. Greg Osei

 

 

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Kwabena (USA)

'You only get to meet someone for the first time, once.' Narrated by Dewun Owusu, the documentary ‘Kwabena' takes you through the discovery, revelation and journey of a once in a lifetime experience.

Dir. Déwun Owusu

Lugha ya Mama (UK)

Lugha ya Mama came about through hours of conversation with the women in Mary Nyambura's family, the mothers of some of her closest friends, all of which she believes have an abundance of wisdom.

Dir. Mary Nyambura

Girls Like Me : a self/love story (USA)

A woman's poetic video diary journey speaks of trauma, abuse...then enlightenment.

Dir. Aisha Raison

Council in Me (UK)

'Council in Me' is a short film that encapsulates the reality of the infamous Council Estate. This is a representation of the environment, but also the people that grew up within this community.

Dir. Wale Shittu

Sankofa (USA)

This documentary is about the loss of identity and its systemic impact on black males. By exploring the complexities of mental slavery, Sankofa calls it’s audience to free themselves from the system in which they were born.

Dir. Princess Garrett