For Black History Month 2022, HOME focuses on groundbreaking Black British filmmaking talent on screen and behind the camera. Featured filmmakers include director and writer Menelik Shabazz, whose landmark debut film, Burning An Illusion was one of the first explorations of black women’s experiences within British cinema.
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Norman Beaton and Popular Television – Quadruple Bill
This screening presents the opening episodes from Norman Beaton's best remembered television series.
Burning An Illusion
A love story that traces the emotional and political growth of a young Black couple in Thatcher's London, it was the first British film to…
Norman Beaton & Michael Abbensetts – Double Bill
This double bill focuses on two of Beaton’s feature-length television plays made in collaboration with Michael Abbensetts, the celebrated writer who transformed representations of Black…
When a West Indian cricket team from Brixton are invited to play a charity game in a small English village, members of both teams have…