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Black History Studies presents
'The Black Market & Film Festival'
Saturday 29th July 2017
12pm - 9pm
West Green Learning Centre @ Parkview Academy
The eleventh Black Market & Film Festival is an event to showcase, expose and connect Black cultural and creative entrepreneurs to the community and to provide a platform to sell their products, promote their skills and engage with the local and surrounding community.
The aim of the event is to:
- Showcase and connect Black cultural and creative entrepreneurs to the community
- Increase the exposure of Black cultural and creative sector's participation in the wider community
- To provide a platform to sell their products, promote their skills and engage with the local and surrounding community.
- To raise the awareness of the importance and relevance of increasing your personal financial literacy and the benefits of developing and adopting an enterprising lifestyle.
We will have stalls Showcasing African Arts & Crafts, Jewellery, Fashion, Skincare, Hair Care, Food, Books, DVDs, Toys & more! There will be educational and interactive presentation on Financial Literacy and film screenings for all the family.
WANT A STALL AT THE BLACK MARKET & FILM FESTIVAL?
Stalls spaces include one table (120cm x 60cm), two chairs and one parking space on site.
- YOU MUST BE ABLE TO EXHIBIT FROM 12PM - 9PM. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO EXHIBIT FOR THE WHOLE EVENT, DO NOT RESPOND
- You have access to all the films and workshops on the day.
- A maximum of 2 adults per stall. Additional persons would need to purchase a ticket.
- All Stall purchases are final, non-refundable and non-transferable.
Stall enquiries via email only to email@example.com
PLEASE STATE WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO EXHIBIT AND INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS.
No food vendors.
PROGRAMME: (MORE FILMS TO BE CONFIRMED)
UK PREMIERE of Madame C.J. Walker: Two Dollars and a Dream (1987) by Stanley Nelson
A documentary which focuses on Madame C.J. Walker, a Black woman who, in 1910, made a small investment in a company specializing in Black hair and skin care products and realised a dream that made her one of America's first self-made millionairess. The program also documents the life of her daughter, A'Lelia Walker, Black America's patron of the Harlem Renaissance. Included are interviews with the Walkers' friends and coworkers and a collection of stills, film, and music from the period.
NORTH LONDON PREMIERE of 'TRESS: Artists and Angels, Masters of Natural Hair (2015)'
TRESS: Artists and Angels, Masters of Natural Hair (2015) is a journey of discovering uniqueness. We follow men and women in the hair care industry who blend modern and ancient techniques of hair styling which restores and empowers to reclaim one’s own self-esteem. This is a film everyone should see. Walk away encouraged by the stories from people whose lives have been changed through their hair. Tress affirms our walk with natural beauty with pageantry and music inspiring a new dialog about cultural influences and embracing one’s own inner and outer beauty.
UK PREMIERE of 'Meltrek Episode 2: Exploring The Pre-Columbian Americas' (2017)
'Meltrek Episode 2: Exploring The Pre-Columbian Americas' is the second episode of the Meltrek series. Join Bunchie, Percy, Michelle, Jessie and Chen as they travel back in time to explore the pre-Columbian Americas. During their journey, they learn about several aboriginal cultures, defining structures, and nations who arrived in the Americas prior to Christopher Columbus.
Any profits from the Black Market and Film Festival will go towards funding future events as we are SELF FUNDED and strive to be self-sufficient.
Our economic empowerment and liberation is OUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Tickets cost £6.50 if purchased before 6pm on Friday 28th July 2017.
Tickets will be £8.00 on the door
Children under 16 and Elder's over 60 are FREE
The event will be held at West Green Learning Centre @ Parkview Academy, West Green Road, London, N15 3QR.
By Train: Seven Sisters Underground & Mainline Rail Station (from Liverpool St) and Tottenham Hale Underground & Mainline Rail Station (from Liverpool St).
By Tube: Seven Sisters (Victoria Line) and Turnpike Lane (Piccadilly Line)
By Bus: Numbers 41, 67, 230, 341 pass nearby the entrance. We advise that you get off at a stop near Black Boy Lane on West Green Road.
By Car: Free parking available, accessed via Langham Road or free on street parking along Black Boy Lane
Please note that this event will be filmed and photographed. This event is being filmed for display, distribution, and broadcast, including on television and the World Wide Web. By attending and participating in this event, you are giving your consent to be filmed and waiving any and all claims regarding the use of your image.
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Black History Studies
Black History Studies is a social enterprise company which operates in the interest of the community by offering courses and events in Adult Education.
We aim to empower the African and Caribbean community and enable them to develop self knowledge and identity through Black History and Culture. Black History Studies aim to provide a wide range of courses and activities which will provide people with the opportunity to pursue their interest in Black History and Black Studies.
Check out our website www.blackhistorystudies.com