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Black History Month: Films & Movie Evenings

Friday, October 21

Nights at the movies! We would like to invite you to a series of movie nights celebrating Black History Month in Plymouth!

About this event

Black History Month was founded to recognise the contributions that people of African and Caribbean backgrounds have made to the UK over many generations, Over the years Black History Month has expanded to include the history of not just African and Caribbean people but black people in general. This year we are putting together a whole month of events to celebrate and raise awareness of Black History in Plymouth. These events help increase the visibility of the diverse communities, business owners, organisations and networks that are in Plymouth and help our friends, neighbours, partners and ourselves become leaders in addressing diversity issues.

We have partnered with The University of Plymouth to screen a series of movies and homemade shot films to be watched!

Make sure to grab yourself a ticket before they are all gone.

Check out our social media for film and movie announcements @dbi_uk

Everyone is welcome to register!

Please register HERE.

If you wish to register without using Eventbrite, or if you have any questions regarding the event please contact: info@dbi.org.uk

The films we are screening are:

Delivery Boy, 2021: Osman- a young Sudanese asylum seeker living in London- is forced to work as a delivery driver to cater for his family, facing difficulties along the ride!

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie/I Am Not Charlie, 2015: The last day of Ahmed Murabit’s life!

 This Is Me, 2022: Lawton takes us in a short yet rich journey of Parkour training and self- discovery!

After the screenings, the filmmakers will share with us their stories and experiences of being a black/ half- black filmmaker in the UK.

Upcoming events

Sunday, December 3
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Theatre Royal Plymouth presents the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Pins and Needles production of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas. Adapted by Pins and Needles.
Sunday, December 3
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DJ Simon S & guests invite you to a Sunday of soulful sounds at Hub Plymouth.
Sunday, December 3
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It’s the Leadworks last open mic of 2023
Sunday, December 3
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Find a collection of open studios with an evolving line-up each month.

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