Today (27 October 2017) helms the release of Nintendo and Ubisoft’s two biggest franchises.Read More
Month: October 2017
Dance Umbrella is a festival with a bee in its bonnet for taking contemporary dance to surprising spaces and delivering it to receptive, culture-seeking audiences around the capital. Dance Umbrella continues this week with a final performance on Saturday 28th October and will broaden what you know, think and feel about contemporary dance. We earmarked Out of The System hosted at London’s RichMix Theatre in Shoreditch for our festival foray. A collection of works curated by East London-born choreographer, performer and Artistic Director, Freddie Opoku-Addaie. An ingenious, intimate and disarming mix of works featuring Yinka Esi Graves, Asha Thomas,...Read More
Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal African Society, returns to London cinemas for its seventh edition from Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November.Read More
We Are Parable The British Blacklist and The New Black Film Collective will be screening the critically acclaimed Grace Jones documentary “Bloodlight and Bami” on Sunday 29th October at 1.30pm Ritzy Cinema.
After the screening, there will be a panel discussion with Eska, Danielle Dash, Lance Lowe and Simon Frederick and a special VJ set from DJ Croc!
The serious and widespread allegations about Harvey Weinstein’s appalling conduct are in direct opposition to the BFI’s values. The BFI Board has met and decided to withdraw the BFI Fellowship awarded to Harvey Weinstein in 2002.Read More
The Prime Minister has recognised Dawn Hill, the Chair of the Black Cultural Archives, for her leadership of this important resource based in Brixton that emphasises the role that Black people have played in British history.Read More
After gaining initial experience filming and editing music videos, going on to direct and co-produced the well received web series, 4Play. It was only after getting pregnant that Adams, put faith in her writing and decided to bring to life her new web series, Growin’ Pains.Read More
Thor: Ragnarok is the third instalment of the Thor narrative after, Thor (2011) and Thor: The Dark World (2013) and it’s the fifth time we’ve seen Thor on screen – he appears in Avengers Assemble (2012) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). I do love Marvel films, and the whole superhero thing, but not overly invested. When Thor was next to be adapted I was mostly happy that Idris Elba was cast as the all seeing Norse God, Heimdall. This is when colourblind casting works. (Quiet geeks). I’m not even going to pretend that I remember all the threads and tales of Thor’s journey as the superhero who looks like he belongs on...Read More
The 2017 British Urban Film Festival opened with Free in Deed a New Zealand-American drama, starring the ever-dependeable Bajan-Brit David Harewood, by writer-director Jake Mahaffy.Read More
Two weeks ago, Netflix revealed that they had ordered a 10-episode, straight-to-series science fiction family drama from commercial and music video director Dennis Liu, forthcoming Black Panther villain Michael B. Jordan, veteran show-runner Carol Barbee (UnReal, Judging Amy), writer-producer Michael Green (American Gods, Logan) and Charles D. King’s MACRO (Fences). It is slated for release as an original Netflix production! Based on Liu’s 2015 short film about an African-American single mother who discovers her young son has multiple, constantly changing abilities, Raising Dion will play out in hour-long episodes! Liu ‘s comic book of the same name is illustrated...Read More