Trailblazer: The Rise of Angela Bassett

The BFI launches their season celebrating the career and legacy of Angela Bassett this month.

Kicking off with a talk on the career of this admired contemporary actor. The British Blacklist founder Akua Gyamfi and Women Of The Lens Founder Director Jennifer Robinson will join a discussion hosted by the season programmer Jan Asante of THINK Cinematic.

This conversation to launch the season will celebrate the trailblazing career of the African-American actor, producer, and director, and will consider where her iconic status sits within the current politics of cinema, stardom, and representation.

Join us for an exhilarating exploration of the substance, style and star power of Angela Bassett. Tuesday 3rd September 18.20 – find out more and book tickets here.


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