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BT BUFF 2017: Black Films Matter - Afternoon Shorts

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Paulette Harris-German and Sue Caro co-host 7 shorts + Q&A's featuring:

STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD (UK) - directed by Victor Richards
Running time: 5 minutes
SYNOPSIS: Introducing… a spoken word video set in the present, but exploring recent history from the 1950’s onwards. In his one man show, Victor Richards explores African-Caribbean migration, and themes of hope, identity and change. The storyline of Streets Paved with Gold weaves together an informative picture of the collective experiences of Black British citizens resulting from their new surroundings.

SEE YOU YESTERDAY (USA) - directed by Stefon Bristol
Running time: 15 minutes
SYNOPSIS:
An exploration of two Brooklyn teenage prodigies, Sebastian Thomas and CJ Walker – determin
ed to outwit fate and role-play as God – build a time machine to save CJ’s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by the police. Executive produced by Oscar honouree, the infamous Spike Lee.

JOCELYN (UK) - directed by Rachel Wang and Mark Currie
Running time: 3 minutes
SYNOPSIS:
Introducing… Dame Jocelyn Barrow who was knighted for her achievements in race relations. She was one of the founders of the Commission for Racial Equality and her work has encompassed broadcast, healthcare and housing. She even persuaded the retailers of Oxford Street to let BAME people work on the shop floor as opposed to the stock-room where they had previously been working.

CREAM (USA) - directed by Palesa Lebona
Running time: 14 minutes
SYNOPSIS:
A 1960’s period piece set in Oakland California centred around a 12 year-old, dark-skinned girl who is torn between her own personal identity ,and seeking the love and affection from her light-skinned grandmother.

BLACKLAND (UK) - directed by John Sailsman
Running time: 9 minutes
SYNOPSIS: Black people’s history is brought to life, quite literally, as Marlene, Trevor, Alvin sit down for dinner.

JUNIOR (USA) - directed by Pearl Gluck
Running time: 27 minutes
SYNOPSIS:
A mother struggles with a new normal after her son is shot by an off-duty police officer.

STAY WOKE (USA) - directed by Laurens Grant
Running time: 39 minutes
SYNOPSIS:
The Black Lives Matter Movement is an American television documentary film starring Jesse Williams about the Black Lives Matter movement.The phrase “stay woke” refers to a continuing awareness of issues concerning social justice and racial justice and came to widespread use as a result of Black Lives Matter

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