Documentary Film Screening | Handsworth Songs

Event time: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 5:00pm
Description: 
Filmed in Handsworth and London during the riots of 1985 and using extensive archive footage, this award-winning documentary (1986; not rated; 59 minutes) directed by John Akomfrah explores the experiences of race and civil disorder in both historical and contemporary situations. Maryam Ohadi-Hamadani, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center, will introduce the film and refreshments will be served.
 
This film is screened to complement the exhibitions Peterloo and Protest and Migrating Worlds: The Art of the Moving Image in Britain.
Venue: 
Lecture Hall
Space is limited
(This venue is wheelchair accessible)
Admission: 
Free
Open to: 
General Public
Related exhibition: 
Peterloo and Protest
Migrating Worlds: The Art of the Moving Image in Britain