Olaitan Olaoye has studied, trained and worked professionally as an actor but after becoming disheartened by the lack of opportunities in the industry he decided to form his own entertainment platform, Levile TV.Read More
The shortlist of films for the 2017 TriForce Short Film Festival (TFSFF) has been announced at an exclusive launch at the BFI, Stephen Street. This morning, TFSFF also announces the final four films selected for the ‘Best of the Fest’ award, to be screened at a red carpet Gala event at BAFTA on 2nd December.Read More
Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny.Read More
With Lady Macbeth leading this year’s nominations gaining mentions for its stars – Naomi Ackie & Cosmo Jarvis, Zambian-Welsh writer/director of I Am Not a Witch Rungano Nyoni also sees her film get 13 nominations.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
A fearless debut from Zambian-born Welsh director Rungano Nyoni, the film will be showing in cinemas across the UK (including Chapter arts Centre Cardiff) and on demand from Friday 27th October.Read More
The Glyndebourne Opera Cup is designed to discover and spotlight the best young singers from around the world. The overall winner will receive a top prize of £15,000 and the guarantee of a professional role within five years at one of the top international opera houses represented on the competition jury. A number of other prizes will also be awarded.Read More