The BFI London Film Festival - Short Film Competition One

The BFI London Film Festival - Short Film Competition One

At the weekend, we attended the BFI London Film Festival, to see the Short Film Award Programme 1.

We saw a collection of 6 short films that had been nominated. They were all remarkably different, and covered important topics, such as race, emotion, sexuality and war.

‘The Trembling Giant’ directed by Patrick Tarrant was particularly interesting, a documentary of some of America’s oldest trees. The film was cleverly shot through a moving 16mm take-up reel. The film was bizarrely intense, and uncomfortable to watch at times - it certainly captured the attention of the audience. Why it was so captivating ...

Black History Month 2016

Black History Month 2016

Black History Month is an annual celebration in the United Kingdom, United States and Canada for remembrance of important people, and events throughout the history of the African Diaspora.

Black History Month has been celebrated every October in the UK for over 35 years. It was celebrated first in London, but now it’s a nationwide celebration of Black History, Art and Culture.

There are a number of events taking place in London to celebrate. The Royal Court Theatre on Sloane Square, has a performance ‘Father comes home from the wars.’ The play delves into slavery, the concept of freedom ...

Daily archives