Britain on Film: Black Britain (12A)

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This series of archive films provides a fantastic opportunity to explore the vital history of Black Britain throughout the 20th century.

Featuring footage spanning from 1901 to 1985, this little-seen footage has been found from all across the UK. This programme allows an exploration into stories of migration, community and also the struggle against inequality, while also providing the opportunity to celebrate black British culture and life on screen.

Films in the programme include: Miners Leaving Pendlebury Colliery (1901) & Hull Fair (1902), For the Wounded (1915) & From Trinidad to Serve the Empire (1916), Hello! West Indies (1943), Mining Review 2nd Year No. 11 (1949), To the Four Corners (1957), Black Special Constable (1964) & Black Police Officers (1966), Cold Railway Workers (1964), Nigerian Wedding in Cornwall (1964), Coloured School Leavers (1965), London Line No. 373 (1971), African Student Families (1975), Liverpool 8 (1972), Blood Ah Go Run (1982), The Jah People (1981) and Grove Carnival (1981)

 

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UK 1901-1985 Dir Various 91 min

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