Seniors’ Free Matinee: A United Kingdom
A stunning period drama about the romance between an African king and a South London office worker.
Dir Amma Asante
With Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo, Tom Felton, Jack Davenport
First screened to acclaim when it opened the London Film Festival in 2016, this stunning period drama is set in the years following WWII and takes place in a smog-ridden London and the golden climes of Bechuanaland (Botswana). It tells the true story of a South London office worker who marries an African king in the face of fierce opposition, and follows their struggle to overcome intolerance and oppression.
Screening as part of Black History Month.
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