PROJECTS

PANEL TALKS AND TRAINING

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BEYOND THE LIGHTS

Q&A

The film uses Black hair metaphorically to weave together critique of a sexist music industry and a mother’s failure to ‘see’ her own daughter.

BEYOND THE LIGHTS
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INVISIBLE BRITAIN BOOK LAUNCH

Q&A

Against the backdrop of Conservative austerity, the book features stories of hope and resilience from ordinary people across the UK.

INVISIBLE BRITAIN BOOK LAUNCH
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HIDDEN FIGURES

Q&A

Examining the erasure of women, Black women in particular, from his-stories. How much progress has been made since?

HIDDEN FIGURES
HIDDEN FIGURES
THE PLACE IS HERE 

Q&A

The launch of a series of screenings of Black and Asian films from the 1980s to the present. The first being The People’s Account and The Hard Stop.

THE PLACE IS HERE
GIRLHOOD

Talk and Q&A 

Discussing the impact on Black women of 'whitewashed' stories in terms of perpetuating racism and racist ideology.

GIRLHOOD
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TALKING
HEADS

A Midlands3Cities funded media training programme for final year postgraduate research students.

TALKING HEADS
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QUEEN NANNY

Introduction and film presentation of Many Rivers To Cross and Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess who led local Jamaicans to victory over the British Army.

QUEEN NANNY
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MAKING WAVES

Q&A

Discussion ahead of the Making Waves screening. How possible is it to be Black and British?

MAKING WAVES
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OCTOBER DIALOGUES

Talk

Centre for Research in Race and Rights. Public conversations examining the ways in which slavery has figured in public history in Britain.

OCTOBER DIALOGUES

CONFERENCES

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MOVEMENTS: PROTEST, POLITICS AND ACTIVISM IN THE
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

An exploration of the political effect of the 1984 miners’ strike focusing specifically on the women involved, and the transforming effects of their dissent, not just on the social order, but also in the women themselves.

MOVEMENTS
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RADICAL FILM FESTIVAL

A self-conscious reflection of film practice and an exploration of directorial influence asking how important director subjectivity is and if directorial authenticity is distracting.

RADICAL FILM FESTIVAL
CHASE SENSIBLE CINEMA

A two-day event exploring new research methods for creating moving-image works organised around an ecological sensibility.

CHASE SENSIBLE CINEMA