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Yardie (15) + Live Idris Elba Satellite Q&A

Thursday 23 August 2018

Yardie (15) + Live Idris Elba Satellite Q&A

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  • Director Idris Elba
  • Origin United Kingdom
  • Year 2018
  • Duration 101 minutes

Yardie Preview Screening + live Idris Elba Satellite Q&A + Special Guests
Thursday 23rd August at 6pm (doors open at 6pm, event starts at 6:30pm)

Set in 1970s Kingston, Jamaica and 1980s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D (Aml Ameen). After his older brother Jerry Dread is murdered when a soundsystem turns violent, D is taken under the wing of crime lord and music producer King Fox. But when a turf war escalates in Kingston, King Fox dispatches D to London, where he reconnects with his childhood sweetheart, Yvonne (Shantal Jackson) and hooks up with a soundclash crew called High Noon. But before he can be convinced to abandon his life of crime, he encounters the man who shot his brother and embarks on an explosive quest for retribution - a quest that brings him into conflict with vicious London gangster Rico (Stephen Graham). Adapted from the best selling novel by Victor Headley, Yardie is a bold and exhilarating debut feature from Idris Elba.

Event schedule:

6:00pm - Doors open
6.30pm – LIVE performance from surprise music act
6.50pm - On stage intro with 1Xtra’s Yasmin Evans
7:00pm - Yardie screening starts
8.45pm - Film Ends followed by Q&A with Idris Elba hosted by 1Xtra’s Yasmin Evans
9.30pm - Event ends
 
Cinema audiences will get the chance to see a live performance from a surprise musical guest and a Q&A with Idris Elba hosted by Radio 1Xtra's Yasmin Evans.

Tickets - £13 Full Price, £11 Concessions and £10 QUAD Members.