Doc/Nights: Handsworth Songs + Intro 15

Showing as part of Black History Month, Doc/Nights

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Originally created for the Channel 4 series Britain: The Lie of the Land, Handsworth Songs is a richly-layered documentary representing the hopes and dreams of post-war black British people in the light of the civil disturbances of the 1980s.

It engages with Britain’s colonial past, public and private memories, and the struggles of race and class.

This screening will feature a special introduction exploring the history of colonialism and its lasting impact on Black Britons.

Duration
1 hour 1 minutes

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