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Film Africa

UK Premiere: Becoming Black + intro

Ines Johnson-Spain explores her experience of growing up with dark skin and white parents in 1960s East Berlin.

Please note there will now be a pre-recorded intro video rather than the previously listed Q&A.

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Germany 2019
Dir Ines Johnson-Spain
English subtitles

Born with a dark skin to white parents living in 60s East Berlin, director Ines Johnson-Spain underwent a childhood shrouded in secrecy. In this highly personal and reflective documentary she travels to Togo, Africa, and back to better understand her hidden past and reflect on themes of identity, family and reconciliation.

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