BFI African Odyssey Film Screening: Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored and Chameleon Street

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On Saturday 16th February 2013, I went to BFI Southbank to see the double screening of ‘Once Upon a Time..When We Were Colored’ and ‘Chameleon Street’. I really enjoyed both films and was glad that the community came out to support the event. Tim Reid introduced a short film that he worked on with 12 aspiring filmmakers titled ‘Hear My Son’ made by Legacy Media Institute Fellows. The film is about a mother’s struggle to cope after the loss of her son to violent crime 12 months after his death. A truely emotional film (had tears flowing) which made me think about Trayvon Martin’s mother and what she is going through as we come up to the anniversary of his death. I really enjoyed both films and would recommend them to all.


About blackhistorystudies

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. We also aim to provide high quality courses and activities that can be accessed by all within the community. Our mission is to inform, inspire and empower people through Black History and Black Studies by educating the community to educate themselves thereby creating a self-sustaining learning circle. Black History Studies is dedicated to providing you with a high quality and professional service and can offer services such as: - Bespoke services for Secondary Schools - Black History and Black Studies Presentations - Black History Course for Families - 5 week short courses on Black History - Beginners and Advanced Black Studies Courses - Weekend courses on Black History and Black Studies - Museum Tours - Film Screenings - Black History Studies Presentations for hire
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