Re-imagining Nigerian-British Cinema: the politics of Integration & Identity in the Diaspora (17th Dec)

A conversation with Tomisin Adepeju & guests.

Join film-maker Tomisin Adepeju for a screening of his award winning shorts, The Good Son (2015), Marianne (2016) and his anticipated new work, Appreciation (2018). Award-winning film-maker, Adeyemi Michael will also be screening his lauded short film, Entitled (2018). The screening will be followed by a conversation with the film-makers and some special guests which are to be announced.

Tomisin Adepeju is a Nigerian-British Filmmaker based in London, England. His multi award-winning shorts, The Good Son & Super 16mm graduation film, Marianne have been selected at over 100 International film festivals.

FILMS

THE GOOD SON (2015)

A young Nigerian man is forced to address a secret he has harboured from his parents during a traditional, family gathering. TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/134826692

MARIANNE (2016A young Nigerian man travels to a remote, African pentecostal church with his ailing wife. TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/160318009

APPRECIATION (2018)

An African Pentecostal Pastor questions everything she believes after a life-changing event. TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/279164193

ENTITLED (2018) dir Adeyemi Michael

What does the immigrant fantasy feel like? Adeyemi Michael reimagines his mother’s idea of moving from Nigeria to Peckham in Entitled, a short film about leaving your country of origin. Riding a horse dressed in traditional Yoruba ceremonial wear, Abosede Afolashade, a first generation immigrant, takes to the streets of Peckham. TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/279164193

DATE AND TIME: Mon, December 17, 2018 Price: £11:25

6:30 PM – 10:00 PM GMT   LOCATION Unit 31  566 Cable Street – entrance from Cranford Street  E1W 3HB

 

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