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Our Stories x Brown Girls + MAGIC = screening & panel Q&A

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The Yard Theatre

Queen’s Yard

#2A

White Post Lane

E9 5EN

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Our Stories is proud to present "Brown Girls", a brand new webseries described as "a quietly revolutionary story about friendship" - MTV

‘Brown Girls’ is an intimate story of the lives of two young women of color. Leila is a South Asian-American writer just now owning her queerness. Patricia is a sex-positive Black-American musician who is struggling to commit to anything: job, art and relationships. While the two women come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.

Click here to watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/189724238

This event will open with a screening of "MAGIC" a short documentary that explores the importance of self-love and self-care for black womxn. Directed by filmmaker Laura Kirwan-Ashman, and made by an all female film crew !

Doors open at 7pm, screening starts at 7.30pm. After the screening there will be a panel discussion and Q&A around some of the themes explored in the webseries and short.

Speakers include : Laura Kirwan-Ashman (filmmaker/director of MAGIC), Babirye Bukilwa (writer/actress), Amelia Shivani Hassard (cinematographer/filmmaker).

This event is FREE click here for the facebook event page

Food and drinks available from the kitchen/bar. This venue is wheelchair accessible & has gender neutral bathrooms. .

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Our Stories is an online platform focusing on WoC* & QTIPoC** in the film/tv industry. This event is open to all. We kindly ask that if you are attending & do not identify as a PoC/BaME, that you please share this event with atleast one person of colour, to ensure this event is accessible to as many PoC as possible. Thankyou.

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*WoC is an abbreviation for the term "women of colour", and is commonly used to represent all women of non-white heritage, often with regard to oppression, systemic racism or racial bias.

**QTIPoC is an abbreviation for the term "queer,trans,intersex people of colour", and is commonly used to represent all queer,trans,intersex people of non-white heritage, often with regard to oppression, systemic racism or racial bias.

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