Sheba Soul Ensemble presents FLY! Festival of BLACK* Women’s Film

  • Sat 30 May, 2020

    Sheba Soul Ensemble presents FLY! Festival of BLACK* Women’s Film


Join Sheba Soul Ensemble to celebrate, share and discuss great film from around the world.

The first day of this three day film festival event will focus on the work of Canadian and North American filmmakers.

Each session will include shorts, a feature, discussion, and a creative workshop (Creative Writing, craft, dance) in response to the films.

Destination 1 – Canada and North America
Register here now for your free ticket to join the event (see full programme below):

Get into festival mood with this delicious Caribbean cocktail – to be consumed wisely and in moderation. White rum (from the Coop, not Tesco’s) works better than dark.

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Mahalia Melts in the Rain 


5.00pm – 5.15pm: Opening of festival

5.15pm – 5.30pm: Mahalia Melts in the Rain

5.30pm – 6.00pm:  Presentation of film and discussion with Mahalia film-maker Carmine Pierre-Dufour.

6.00pm – 6.15pm: Break

6.15pm – 7.45pm:  Feature slot

7.47pm – 8.00pm:  Break

8.00pm – 9.00pm: Creative writing /discussion space on the theme of division/separation Akulah Agbami

9.00pm – 9.15pm: No Crying at the Dinner Table

9.15pm -9.45pm:  Discussion with film-maker Carol Nguyen
9.45pm – 10.00pm: Brotherhood

10.00pm – 10.30pm: Discussion with film-maker Meryam Joobeur

10.30pm: Closing discussion and end of Day 1

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Supported by the BFI Film Audience Network, through Beyond Boundaries, awarding funds from the National Lottery.

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