All screenings, workshops and seminars take place at
The Bernie Grant Arts Centre
Town Hall Approach Road
London N15 4RX
Reflextion UK Shorts selection, Saturday 4th July 16:30
Director: Menelik Shabazz
Country: UK, 2005, 8 mins
Synopsis: Aiesha is a superwoman, until one day she looks in the mirror and her whole life collapses. An encounter with an ancestral spirit that helps transform her life. Starring Ellen Thomas, Judith Jacobs
Director: Karamuu Kush
Country: USA, 2013, 30 mins
Synopsis: A coming of womanhood story about one woman’s confrontation of issues surrounding body image, communication and the psychology of sex.
They Are We
Dir: Emma Christopher
Synopsis: Despite slavery and repression, song and dance connect an Afro-Cuban group with their ancestral home in Sierra Leone. A song sang on slave ships by their ancestor, known only as Josefa bring the two peoples together.
Director: Leonard Oguntade
Country: UK, 2015, 6 mins- short film
Synopsis: A black woman finds porn starring only white women on her boyfriend’s IPAD. Film contains explicit images/language and is suitable for an adult audience only.
Director: Steve James
Country: Brazil, 2012, 52 mins
Synopsis: Rui Moreira, Brazilian dancer/choreographer FAN‘s artistic director takes us through his own quest for identity. From the oppressive darkness of the gold mines, where his ancestors suffered, to the splendour of Recife’s carnival which celebrates the great Black kings of the Congo