The Story of Sam King MBE returns to the Tate Modern

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Screening of the Black Heroes Film "The Story of Sam King MBE". Part of the Power of Southwark Show Case, at the Tate Exchange on 9th Nov

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We'll be at the Tate Exchange with @cosouthwark on Nov 9th for #PowerOfSouthwark - a day of FREE activities for all the family!

Join us: bit.ly/POSouthwark

Screening of : The Story of Sam King MBE at 3:30pm

Sam King MBE was one of Britain's modern social architects becoming involved in many activities moving the UK in a direction where the nation would acknowledge a new type of diversity, culture and politics.

It is an important story to share. One which offers inspiration, courage, faith and dedication. Joyce Fraser of Black Heroes Foundation meets with family members and others on a journey of discovery to tell his story through a series of interviews. Directed by reformed offender Quince Garcia, assisted by Young Youth at Risk.

Sam King MBE was the founder of the Windrush Foundation and first Black Mayor of Southwark. He was one of Britain's modern social architects who served in World War 2 and came back to Britain on The Empire Windrush in 1948. Then eventually becoming involved in many activities that moved the U.K in a direction where the nation would acknowledge a new type of diversity, culture and politics. This is an important story to share. One which offers inspiration, courage, faith and dedication.

This is the 2nd time that The Story of Sam King has been invited to screen the Tate Exchange. It was screened in August 2019.

Produced by Black Heroes Foundation | Directed by Quince Garcia | Funded by Southwark Neighbourhood Fund

www.blackheroesfoundation.org info@blackheroesfoundation.org

Tel: 07786435465 Registered Charity: 1169616

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Tate Modern, The Exchange 5th Flr

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SE1 9TG

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