43 results for your search

Arena, The Darker Side of Black
See details
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
×
Black Arts Video Project, Fireflies n Stars
See details
directed by Tuup, fl. 1991; produced by Tuup, fl. 1991, Rastaman in De Year 2000; performed by Tuup, fl. 1991 and Fiona Wilkes, fl. 1991, in Black Arts Video Project (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 8 mins
A partly animated story of loss and grief.
directed by Tuup, fl. 1991; produced by Tuup, fl. 1991, Rastaman in De Year 2000; performed by Tuup, fl. 1991 and Fiona Wilkes, fl. 1991, in Black Arts Video Project (England: Arts Council England, 1991), 8 mins
×
Blue Notes and Exiled Voices
See details
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
×
Le Bohemian Noir et le Renaissance del Afrique
See details
directed by Amani Naphtali, fl. 1988-2002; produced by Lloyd Gardner, fl. 1993, Black Bohemian (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 26 mins
A stylised docu-drama which looks at the emergence of an Afrikan movement among black British artists in the 1980s.
directed by Amani Naphtali, fl. 1988-2002; produced by Lloyd Gardner, fl. 1993, Black Bohemian (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 26 mins
×
I is a Long-Memoried Woman. Based on a collection of poems by Grace Nichols
See details
directed by Frances-Anne Solomon, fl. 1994-2016; produced by Ingrid Lewis, fl. 1990, Black Arts Video Project and Yod Video (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1990, originally published 1983), 49 mins
This video is a dance and imagery woven with readings of Guyanese poet, Grace Nichols' first published book of poetry, I is a Long-Memoried Woman. It won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize in 1983.
directed by Frances-Anne Solomon, fl. 1994-2016; produced by Ingrid Lewis, fl. 1990, Black Arts Video Project and Yod Video (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1990, originally published 1983), 49 mins
×
Love in a Cold Climate. A story of urban living and rituals of survival
See details
directed by Kwesi Owusu, fl. 1989 and Kwate Nee Owoo, 1944-; produced by Efiri Tete Films (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 34 mins
An exploration, through drama, poetry and music, of the situation of an unemployed Ghanaian musician trying to survive in London.
directed by Kwesi Owusu, fl. 1989 and Kwate Nee Owoo, 1944-; produced by Efiri Tete Films (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 34 mins
×
Synchro 1, An Eye on X
See details
directed by Pogus Caesar, 1953-; produced by Pogus Caesar, 1953-, Windrush Productions, in Synchro 1 (England: Arts Council England, 1993), 6 mins
One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers in which Birmingham sculptor, Willard Wiggin, creates two representations of Malcolm X and describes how he found out about Malcolm’s life and a visit he made to Smethwick in 1965.
directed by Pogus Caesar, 1953-; produced by Pogus Caesar, 1953-, Windrush Productions, in Synchro 1 (England: Arts Council England, 1993), 6 mins
×
Synchro 3, Johnny Zee / Songs for Our Daughters / The Feelgood Factor
See details
directed by Ruppert Gabriel, 1991-; produced by Simon Onwurah, fl. 1995, Non-Aligned Communications; performed by Johnny Zee, in Synchro 3 (England: Arts Council England, 1995), 25 mins
Three films in a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers: composer Johnny Zee talks about his Punjabi-English music, three mixed-race women discuss their ethnic backgrounds and the importance of passing on both sides of their culture to their children, and a partly dramatised look at...
directed by Ruppert Gabriel, 1991-; produced by Simon Onwurah, fl. 1995, Non-Aligned Communications; performed by Johnny Zee, in Synchro 3 (England: Arts Council England, 1995), 25 mins
×
Trilogy on Tibet, Part 2, Radiating the Fruit of Truth
See details
directed by Graham Coleman, fl. 1984; produced by David Lascelles, 1964-, Thread Cross Films and Arts Council of Great Britain, in Trilogy on Tibet, Part 2 (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1978), 2 hours 1 mins
The essence of tantric Buddhism as expressed in some Tibetan Buddhist rituals, in particular, the invocation of the female deity Tara, “A Beautiful Ornament.”
directed by Graham Coleman, fl. 1984; produced by David Lascelles, 1964-, Thread Cross Films and Arts Council of Great Britain, in Trilogy on Tibet, Part 2 (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1978), 2 hours 1 mins
×
African Oasis
See details
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
×

Pages