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Pratibha Parmar: British Asians - The Underground Generations (15*) + ScreenTalk

London Indian Film Festival

Pratibha Parmar

One of the UK's most prominent activist filmmakers - Pratibha Parmar has amassed a unique body of docs recording the evolution of British Asian identity from the mid-1980s onwards.

British Asians - The Underground Generations starts with her iconic Sari Red about racist attacks on Asian youth, to profiling artists such as Anish Kapoor, Shobana Jeyasingh and Tara Arts Theatre company who defined their art at the borderlines of nationhood and cultural hybridity in The Colour of Britain, to the flowering of the Asian arts scenes of the early 1990s with Brimful of Asia. Expect a who's who of British Asian arts and culture! 

Followed by a Q&A with Pratibha Parmar and hosted by Simran Hans.


UK 1988, 1994, 1998 Dir Pratibha Parmar 85 mins 


Sari Red - 11 mins

The Colour Of Britain - 50 mins

Brimful of Asia - 24 mins


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