The New Black Film Collective Screens ‘Bazodee’ A celebration of Diwali & 70th anniversary of the Partition of India.

Anita Ponchouri (Natalie Perera), the dutiful Indian daughter of a deep-in-debt businessman (Kabir Bedi) is about to marry a wealthy Londoner (Staz Nair) when a chance encounter with local Trinidadian singer, Lee de Leon (Soca music star Machel Montano in his film debut) sets things askew.

In search of a muse, de Leon agrees to perform at the engagement party for both families. Unable to deny their mutual attraction, and with the excitement of Carnival approaching, Anita must now choose between the answer to her family’s financial prayers and the possibility of real love.

Live Performance.

Bazodee screens as part of the The New Black Film Collective’s Black History Month event – SIGN OF THE TIMES

Event supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.

Bazodee screens at Stratford East Picturehouse Wednesday 12th October 2017. Book tickets here.


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