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The New School: Shorts Programme + discussion

A fine compilation of British shorts, music videos and visual arts documentaries.

We are pleased to announced the following panellists for this event: Grace Barber-Plentie (Chair, gal-dem), Jenn Nkiru, Phoebe Boswell, Sharlayne Flanders and Michelle Tiwo.

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Who are the women in Britain today creating truthful, uncompromising and visually stunning images of the black woman? With a rich mix of short-form work ranging from music video to visual arts documentary, from Solange as cultural titan to potent belief structures and how they (de-)centre women, these shorts brood on profundities large and small. gal-dem will lead a discussion about inspiration and aspiration with a new generation of filmmakers.

USA-UK 2014. Dir Jenn Nkiru. 4min

UK 2013. Dir Grace Ladoja. With FKA Twigs. 6min

Happy Toys
UK 2014. Dir Zawe Ashton. With Jenny Jules. 15min

Ackee & Saltfish
UK 2015. Dir Cecile Emeke. With Vanessa Babirye, Michelle Tiwo. 18min

Prologue: The Lizard of Unmarriedness (It’s All About How You Tell It)
UK 2015. Dir Phoebe Boswell. 7min

After the programme, special guest DJs from gal-dem magazine and BBZ will perform in the BFI Bar & Kitchen.

Tickets £6.50


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