Join us for a series of film, with question and answer sessions. Booking is essential for these events.

Friday 2 October, 5-6pm

This docu-short is a multi-layered journey which follows Lyn Gerald from her discovery of her Congolese roots to look at the traditional art of scarring and the impact of the... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 8 October, 7-10pm
Stratford East Picturehouse

Inspired by the 2005 Paris riots, director Ladj Ly’s Oscar-nominated, Les Misérables is a hugely topical provocative insight into the tensions between neighbourhood residents and police. Stéphane (Damien Bonnard) has... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 15 October, 7-10pm
Vue Cinema London – Westfield Stratford

Rubika Shah’s award-winning and energising film charts a vital national protest movement. Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed in 1976, prompted by ‘music’s biggest colonialist’ Eric Clapton and his support... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 22 October, 7-10pm
Vue Cinema London – Westfield Stratford

A brutal indictment of colonialism that never shies away from the horrifying terrorism Africans endured under colonial rule, African Apocalypse is a visually compelling, visceral experience that seeks to understand... FULL DETAILS +

Sunday 25 October, 7-7.30pm

London is often heralded as a multi-cultural metropolis but, in reality, in the current socio-political climate there is decreasing support for the diverse and vibrant cultural communities. Musical communities are... FULL DETAILS +

Thursday 29 October, 7-10pm
Vue Cinema London – Westfield Stratford

Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden, Bernadine Williams. The emotional wedge in her marriage grows. Memories of a recently botched execution plague... FULL DETAILS +

Friday 30 October, 7-7.45pm

A thought-provoking documentary with Newham residents talking about the musical genres that have formed the sonic backdrop to their lives. Stories span the Windrush Generation to the present day, illustrating... FULL DETAILS +

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