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Urban Hymn

Fri 24 Feb 2017 - 7.30pm

Set against the backdrop of the 2011 riots, Urban Hymn is a story about loyalty, difficult choices, and the emotional void left behind by loss.


Life, Animated

Sat 25 Feb 2017 - 7.30pm

The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered the world of classic Disney animated films.


Lo and Behold

Sun 26 Feb 2017 - 4pm

Legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Fitzcarraldo) sets out to explore our rapidly interconnecting online lives.


Love True

Thu 2 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm
Thu 16 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm
Thu 30 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm

A genre-bending documentary exploring the nature of true love.



Fri 3 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm
Sun 19 Mar 2017 - 4pm
Sat 25 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm

This doc tells the story of Ousmane Sembene, the novelist, filmmaker, and father of African cinema.


Seven Sisters Indoor Market

Sat 4 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm
Sun 12 Mar 2017 - 4pm

A fly-on-the-wall documentary about one of Tottenham’s most beloved markets, where people from around the world come together and build vibrant communities.


Generation Revolution

Sun 5 Mar 2017 - 4pm

The powerful story of a new generation of activists who are changing the social and political landscape in the London and beyond.


Who's Gonna Love Me Now

Thu 9 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm
Thu 23 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm

After being kicked out of his conservative kibbutz because of his sexuality, Saar flees to London where he enjoys a lifestyle denied to him in Israel.


Black Girl

Fri 10 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm

The first major work of Senegalese director Ousmane Sembène, this 1966 film is widely recognized as one of the founding works of African cinema.



Fri 17 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm

In this film by director Ousmane Sembène, a community fights back against the onslaught of Islam and Christianity and the depredations of the slave trade.



Sat 18 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm
Sun 26 Mar 2017 - 4pm

A young gay man comes of age in Miami during the War on Drugs. The New York Times calls this surprise indie smash-hit “a poem written in light, music, and vivid human faces.”


Camp de Thiaroye

Fri 24 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm

This explosive war drama by director Ousmane Sembène was banned in France and censored in Senegal for its depiction of a 1944 massacre.



Fri 31 Mar 2017 - 7.30pm

Set in a small African village, four young girls facing a horrific coming-of-age ritual flee to the house of Collé for protection. A strong-willed woman who has managed to shield her own teenage daughter, Collé invokes the magical shield of moolaadé to protect the fugitives.



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