Reforming The Image: Black Representation On Screen

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19 Sep 2021

Reforming The Image: Black Representation On Screen

Reforming the Image is looking at the ways in which Black representation has evolved to show different perspectives of the black experience. In this season we will be looking at some rare gems from the archives and compare them with contemporary representations of the black experience. 
 
To coincide with the season we will be publishing a series of Cine-Lit podcasts talking to people in the film industry from ethnically diverse backgrounds about representation on screen throughout September and October.

The Story of the Three Day Pass (Cert. TBC)

Melvin Van Peebles’s edgy and romantic first feature could never have been made in America. Unable to break into a segregated Hollywood, Van Peebles decamped…

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Girlhood

Sixteen-year-old Marieme lives in a low-income suburb on the outskirts of Paris, a rigid, male-dominated neighbourhood. Her poor performance in school leaves…

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No Place Like Home (Cert. TBC)

Almost fifty years after Perry Henzell’s The Harder They Come put Jamaica on the cinematic map. Henzell spent the next eight years getting enough money…

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The Book Of Jasmine

Following our virtual screening at Derby Film Festival in 2020, we are bringing back this collection of great shorts from the region. The digital revolution…

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