Pioneering Director Menelik Shabazz will screen his rarely seen films; Blood Ah Go Run, Breaking Point and Step Forward Youth at Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton. The presentation will include a Q&A with the director, which explores the historical context of the films, whilst matching them to society’s present challenges concerning youth.
Today’s western, racial politics reminds us that we need activists as much as we ever did but it has to develop in order to tread the new terrain. The ground has shifted. James Baldwin, in remembering him in all his entirety adds credibility and most importantly, viability to contemporary activism which includes the full spectrum of blackness.