Written by Oliver Taylor In the city of Birmingham, England, 13 and 14-year-old teenagers brawled inside Vue cinema while families queued to watch Frozen 2. Subsequently, showings of Blue Story were pulled by over 100 cinemas after Vue and Showcase Cinema banned the film, saying there had been several ‘significant
Curator and West African film enthusiast Nadia Denton is determined to show the world that there is more to the Nigerian movie industry than Nollywood. She has traversed Europe in her quest, taking her brainchild Beyond Nollywood from London to Rotterdam. Denton returns this month with I Just Dey Observe
Red Bull Music Odyssey – 50 Artists, 6 Boats, 1 Journey 30th June, The Thames Red Bull Music Odyssey will be the biggest and most ambitious music showcase to ever take to TheThames. The six boats – captained and curated by some of the finest artists from the UK
Malawian comic Daliso Chaponda effuses good cheer. Even the timbre of his distinctive speaking voice rings with bonhomie. Few can boast of that.It comes in handy for someone who likes to push his audience’s buttons. Having immersed myself in Chaponda’s world as preparation for our interview, I have a few
Brexit – the UK’s exit from the EU – will lead to the most significant economic and political shake up of the UK in 50 years. Much has been written about what it means for different parts of the country, in terms of generationally, class and Britain’s place in the world.
Thursday 15 March 2018 7pm–8.30pm @ Kings Place, London Hosted by The Guardian, Gary Younge and Afua Hirsh will discuss “… some of the uncomfortable facts about race and identity in Britain today, as it relates to everything from slavery to Brexit and Meghan Markle to Black Lives Matter.