The Passion of Remembrance

1986
  |  Book Tickets: 06/11/2016
  |  83 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Director: Isaac Julien, Maureen Blackwood. Starring: Anni Domingo, Joseph Charles, Antonia Thomas. UK 1986. 83 mins. Produced by Sankofa, a film cooperative formed in 1983 by black feminist and gay filmmakers, this landmark feature by Isaac Julien (Young Soul Rebels, Looking For Langston) and Maureen Blackwood explores racism, sexuality, fragmented identities and generational conflicts. The film has two storylines: one features a couple in a desert landscape who have differing responses to the plight of black people in Britain; the second narrative strand depicts the diversity of black experiences in Britain through the personal histories of the Baptiste family from the '50s to the '80s. Presented in association with Legacy Film as part of Wheel n Come Again, a programme of African and Caribbean diaspora cinema. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.

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