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Reservoir of Gods
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directed by Inge Blackman; produced by Arts Council England and Cultural Partnerships (Manchester, England: Arts Council England, 1997), 16 mins
British artist, Faisal Abdu’Allah (b. Paul Dufus in 1969) discusses his silk-screen paintings and photographs and issues of black identity.
directed by Inge Blackman; produced by Arts Council England and Cultural Partnerships (Manchester, England: Arts Council England, 1997), 16 mins
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We Jive Like This
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directed by Deborah May, fl. 1993; produced by Anne Beresford, 1961-, Arts Council of Great Britain, Kinoki Production and Cinecontact (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1993), 54 mins
The cultural clubs of the South African townships offer opportunities to children to engage in dance, mime, theater, music and poetry. Poets featured are Lesego Rampolokeng and Sifhiwe Ngwenya\; performers include Augustinas Lemgolo, Salcon Boys, The Long Till Boys, Abna Mnc'wabe, Patrick Shai, Soweto Dance Theatr...
directed by Deborah May, fl. 1993; produced by Anne Beresford, 1961-, Arts Council of Great Britain, Kinoki Production and Cinecontact (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1993), 54 mins
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African Oasis
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directed by Yugesh Walia, fl. 1994-2011; produced by Roger Shannon, fl. 1987, Birmingham Film Workshop (England: Arts Council England, 1982), 32 mins
Activities at the the Handsworth Cultural Centre, Birmingham, a community based arts project founded by Trinidad-born Bob Ramdhanie, and funded by the Probation Service.
directed by Yugesh Walia, fl. 1994-2011; produced by Roger Shannon, fl. 1987, Birmingham Film Workshop (England: Arts Council England, 1982), 32 mins
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Grove Carnival
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directed by Steve Shaw, fl. 1973 and Henry Martin, fl. 1981; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain and Isha Films; performed by Village Drummers (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 18 mins
The film follows the preparations of participants in the run-up to the 1980 Notting Hill Carnival.
directed by Steve Shaw, fl. 1973 and Henry Martin, fl. 1981; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain and Isha Films; performed by Village Drummers (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 18 mins
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Grove Music
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directed by Henry Martin, fl. 1981 and Steve Shaw, fl. 1973; produced by Isha Films; interview by Colin Prescod, fl. 1978; performed by Junior Brown, Brimstone and Aswad (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 48 mins
Black youth culture - particularly in relation to reggae music - in London’s Notting Hill area around the time of the 1980 Carnival.
directed by Henry Martin, fl. 1981 and Steve Shaw, fl. 1973; produced by Isha Films; interview by Colin Prescod, fl. 1978; performed by Junior Brown, Brimstone and Aswad (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 48 mins
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Joseph Emidy. The lost composer
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directed by Steve Cole, fl. 1999-2012; composed by Joseph Emidy, 1775-1835; produced by Steve Cole, fl. 1999-2012, Hybrid Television Productions (England: Arts Council England, 1996), 50 mins
This documentary by Steve Cole is a story about Joseph Emidy, a slave violinist and composer.
directed by Steve Cole, fl. 1999-2012; composed by Joseph Emidy, 1775-1835; produced by Steve Cole, fl. 1999-2012, Hybrid Television Productions (England: Arts Council England, 1996), 50 mins
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Lacey Rituals. Some of the rituals, obsessions & habits of the Lacey Family
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directed by Bruce Lacey, 1927-2016; produced by Bruce Lacey, 1927-2016, Arts Council of Great Britain and Lacey Films (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1973), 1 hour
A home movie record of a few days in the lives of eccentric British performer, Bruce Lacey (b.1927), and his wife, Jill Bruce (Smith; b.1942), and their children.
directed by Bruce Lacey, 1927-2016; produced by Bruce Lacey, 1927-2016, Arts Council of Great Britain and Lacey Films (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1973), 1 hour
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Soul of Stax
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directed by Philip Priestley, fl. 1998; produced by La Sept Arte and Les Films Grain de Sable (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1994), 1 hour 1 mins
A film documenting the history and output of the Stax record company, responsible for promoting the careers of musicians such as Isaac Hayes (b.1942) and Otis Redding (1941-1967), and the contribution of these performers to the Civil Rights movement.
directed by Philip Priestley, fl. 1998; produced by La Sept Arte and Les Films Grain de Sable (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1994), 1 hour 1 mins
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Arena, The Darker Side of Black
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directed by Isaac Julien, 1960-; produced by Lina Gopaul, fl. 1987, Black Audio Film Collective, in Arena (England: Arts Council England, 1994), 59 mins
Gangsta chic, violence and nihilism, the hard edge of Rap and Reggae increasingly dominates the image of black popular culture. This is an intelligent and provocative investigation of the complex issues raised by the genre, such as ritualized machismo, misogyny, homophobia, and gun glorification. Noted experts on...
directed by Isaac Julien, 1960-; produced by Lina Gopaul, fl. 1987, Black Audio Film Collective, in Arena (England: Arts Council England, 1994), 59 mins
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Blue Notes and Exiled Voices
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directed by Imre Bakari, 1950-; produced by Henry Martin, fl. 1981, Ceddo; performed by Louis Moholo, 1940-, Pinise Saul, 1941-2016, Mervyn Africa, 1950- and Hugh Masekela, 1939-, Mervyn Africa Quintet and Hugh Masekela Band (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 53 mins
Black South African musicians living in Britain - including Pinise Saul (b.1941), Hugh Masekela (b.1939), Louis Moholo (b.1940) and Mervyn Africa (b.1950) - who use their music as a weapon of resistance and solidarity.
directed by Imre Bakari, 1950-; produced by Henry Martin, fl. 1981, Ceddo; performed by Louis Moholo, 1940-, Pinise Saul, 1941-2016, Mervyn Africa, 1950- and Hugh Masekela, 1939-, Mervyn Africa Quintet and Hugh Masekela Band (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 53 mins
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