Posts by Mikaela Smith


LGBTQ+ History Month – Films to look out for in 2020!

Posted 19 February 2020 by Mikaela Smith

We take a look at the upcoming LGBTQ+ films coming out this year


Parasite: Making History

Posted 9 February 2020 by Mikaela Smith

Much deserved recognition for a country that produces some of the most exciting cinema in the world.


Ground-Breaking Moments in Lesbian Cinema: Behind the Programme

Posted 5 February 2020 by Mikaela Smith

Delve into our LGBTQ+ History Month programme & find out why we're focussing on Lesbian Cinema this February.


Why we're looking at Black British identity this Black History Month

Posted 3 October 2019 by Mikaela Smith

Our Black History Month programmer takes a look at why it's important for cinemas to support Black British filmmaking


Blinded by the Light

Posted 22 August 2019 by Mikaela Smith about Blinded by the Light.

Our Audience Engagement Coordinator writes about Blinded by the Light, growing up with Bend it Like Beckham and South Asian Britain on screen.


Rafiki: Exploring Contemporary African Art & Film

Posted 24 April 2019 by Mikaela Smith

After the inspiring Q&A with Wanuri Kahiu to celebrate the release of her film Rafiki, we take a look at some of the other African film and art discussed in the Q&A.


Celebrating International Women's Day

Posted 27 February 2019 by Mikaela Smith

Friday the 8th of March marks International Women’s Day - a time to celebrate women’s achievements while calling for a more gender balanced world. And what better way to celebrate than by engaging with a diverse range of women’s voices on screen?


Rafiki: Igniting Hope and Starting Conversations Worldwide

Posted 6 February 2019 by Mikaela Smith

This February, during LGBTQ+ history month, we're reflecting on what love looks like internationally, with a trio of films exploring first love around the world.

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