Showcasing groundbreaking films, authors, poets

Kalabash World presents:

Ladbroke Grove FILM WRITE is a monthly film night showcasing groundbreaking films/authors/poets. Free film screenings, incredible authors and poets reading from their recent publications, local filmmakers discussing what brought them to achieve their works and discussions with figures from the community participating.

FREE ENTRY 6.30pm-11pm Free Caribbean Food (2nd Tuesday every month)
Film starts PROMPTLY at 7pm followed by reading/performance/discussion.
   Inn on The Green, 3-5 Thorpe Close, Portobello Green, London W10 Tube: Ladbroke Grove.

Tuesday 15th January
Film: Burning an Illusion (Dir: Menelik Shabazz)
A young British-born black woman begins to question her attitude to love and life and desire for middle-class respectability set inWest London 1970s.
   Opening night with Khadijah Ibrahiim reading from FWords: Creative Freedom.

Tuesday 12th February
Film: From You Were Black You Were Out/Black Britannica (Dir: Colin Prescod) This seminal film made in the early ’80s recounts the experiences of the Black community of Ladbroke Grove.
   Ebele reads stories alongside Spoken Word from Dorothea Smartt.

Tuesday 11th March
Film: Pressure (Dir: Horace Ove)
A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures.
   Spoken Word with Tuggstar from Season of Love Lost.

Tuesday 8th April
Film: The Spook Who Sat By The Door (Dir: Ivan Dixon)
1970s first black CIA recruit uses his skills to train the youth in guerilla warfare accross the ghettos of the USA.
   Koje Oyedeji reads from Tell Tales anthology.

Tuesday 13th May
Film: Kidulthood (Dir: Menhaj Huda)
A rare insight into the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in West London.
   Courttia Newland reads from Music For the Off Key.

Tuesday 10th June
Film: Our Story, Our Voice (Dir: Owen Alik Shahadah)
Engages the diverse voices of the dis-empowered in a multi-cultural world that has no multi-culture voice.
   Sharmila Chauhan reads from her debut novel Devi.  

In conjunction with SABLE
SABLE is a LitMag which publishes new work by established and emerging writers of colour.

For further details on any of the events:

facebook: Film Write
T: Kate 07956 883 440

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