SCREENING
WATERSIDE 3
18:00
£6.00
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2 hrs
Dir: Various

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Cables & Cameras explores a deeper representation of black identity through both national and international film narratives not readily available in mainstream cinema, whilst creating a valuable networking space for creatives from all backgrounds with an interest in independent films. Primarily focused on exhibiting and discovering content from BAME filmmakers.

Moderator:

Adam Murray: Come the Revolution

Speakers:

Gary Thompson: Founder of Cables & Cameras
Micheal Jenkins: 8thsense Media Filmmaker
Orson Nava: Filmmaker London
Bashart Malik: D.O.P Bristol

 

FILMS:

Blackstar: Mila

Dir: M.Williams
UK 2017
3 mins 23 secs

Its a love letter to black women and a meditation on this moment, part lullaby part reprimand, part fear part defiance.

 

Stay Woke

Dir: M.Williams
UK 2015
8 mins 23 secs

In a series of visually surreal monologues, a man learns to listen to the lines of instinct, experience, choice and bravery that weave into any decision.

 

The Mulatto

Dir: Timon Williams
UK 2018
5 mins 30 secs

The story is a dark comedy about a young mixed-race man called Nathan and a nightmare that he has one evening

 

A Viable Candidate

Dir: Orson Nava
UK 2016
16 mins 53 secs

Radical and charismatic politician Sylvan Bradshaw is on route to becoming Britain’s first black prime minister.

 

Samurai Blood

Dir: Elias Williams
UK 2018
9 mins

Samurai Blood explores the legacy of famous African samurai warrior, Yasuke. His story is told through the eyes of a young Japanese woman living in the UK.

 

What Do You See

Dir: Bashart Malik
UK 2016
7 mins 1 secs

A collaborative production featuring influential Muslim women of Bristol. The film explores their histories of community activism and achievement and work.

 

Marked

Dir: Euella Jackson
Producer: Michael Jenkins
UK 2018
3 mins 41 secs

Through spoken word poetry, four women subvert control over the dominant male power in order to regain autonomy and authority over their bodies.