TNB BHM 2015 

CIVILISED CINEMA: THE FIGHT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS ON SCREEN

The theme for Black History Month 2015 Film Festival is 'Civilised Cinema: The Fight for Equal Rights on Screen' as this inspirational series of FREE films and events commemorates 50 years since the passing of the British Race Relations Act, voting rights in the US, the death of Malcolm X and the 25th anniversary of the release of Nelson Mandela which led to the abolition of apartheid. All are welcome!

WEEK 1

THURSDAY, 1ST OCTOBER @ 7PM

DIVIDED BY RACE. UNITED BY WAR & PEACE

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THURSDAY, 1ST OCTOBER @ 8.30PM

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival's Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the age of Obama.

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FRIDAY, 2ND OCTOBER @ 7PM

BIG CITY STORIES 

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WEEK 2

TUESDAY, 6TH OCTOBER @ 6PM

GROVE ROOTS + MALCOLM X: A DAY IN SMETHWICK

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TUESDAY, 6TH OCTOBER @ 8PM


SELMA

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THURSDAY, 8TH OCTOBER @ 6PM

MALCOLM X: A DAY IN SMETHWICK

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THURSDAY, 8TH OCTOBER @ 8.30PM

SELMA

The acclaimed film Selma tells the gripping and moving true story of the pivotal moment in Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s epic civil rights struggle to secure voting rights for African-Americans. 

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FRIDAY, 9TH OCTOBER @ 7PM

GROVE ROOTS + AFRICA'S BLACK STAR

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WEEK 3

THURSDAY, 15TH OCTOBER @ 6PM



AFRICA'S BLACK STAR

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THURSDAY, 15TH OCTOBER @ 6.30PM

MASTERCLASS: RACE AND THE LAW IN THE UK 

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THURSDAY, 15TH OCTOBER @ 8.30PM

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

The remarkable life of Nelson Mandela whose activities eventually led to his imprisonment on Robben Island from 1964 to 1990. In 1994, Mandela became the first president of democratic South Africa.

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FRIDAY, 16TH OCTOBER @ 7PM

LOOKING FOR CLAUDIA JONES

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WEEK 4


TUESDAY, 20TH OCTOBER @ 6PM


LOOKING FOR CLAUDIA JONES


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TUESDAY, 20TH OCTOBER @ 8PM

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

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WEDNESDAY, 21ST OCTOBER @ 6PM


MASTERCLASS: BLACK POLITICAL NARRATIVES 


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THURSDAY, 22ND OCTOBER @ 6PM


GROVE ROOTS

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THURSDAY, 22ND OCTOBER @ 8.30PM

THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION

The first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.

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FRIDAY, 23RD OCTOBER @ 7.30PM

DIVIDED BY RACE. UNITED BY WAR AND PEACE

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WEEK 5

THURSDAY, 29TH OCTOBER @ 6PM


LOOKING FOR CLAUDIA JONES

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THURSDAY, 29TH OCTOBER @ 6.30PM




MASTERCLASS: THE ALIVENESS OF BLACK HISTORY FILMS




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THURSDAY, 29TH OCTOBER @ 8.30PM

QUEEN NZINGA OF ANGOLA

True story of the Angolan/Congolese princess who became Queen to lead her people into war against the vicious European slavers who wanted to kidnap her nation.

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FRIDAY, 30TH OCTOBER @ 7.30PM

FAST GIRLS

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