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LSFF: Ngozi Onwurah: Short Films at the ICA

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Time 20:30
Date 17/01/18
Price £13
  • Produced by LSFF
  • Price £13, £11 concs, £9 members
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Pioneer of Black British cinema, LSFF present Ngozi Onwurah’s body of work, followed by a panel discussion discussing her legacy, hosted by Onwurah herself.

Pioneer of Black British cinema Ngozi Onwurah's body of work weaves autobiographical narrative with astute socio-political observation. The first Black British woman filmmaker to have a feature film released in UK cinemas, this is a celebration of Ngozi's legacy, with a screening of rare works followed by a panel discussion.

Panellists include Ngozi Onwurah, producer Simon Onwurah and artist Martina Attille.

Programme:

The Body Beautiful, 1991, 23 mins.

A moving, autobiographical account of the mother-daughter relationship, and the female body within traditional beauty standards.

Coffee Coloured Children, 1988, 15 mins.

A visceral look at growing up mixed-race in 1980s England.

Flight Of The Swan, 1992, 12 mins.

A young black girl dreams of performing as a lead ballerina.