Spike is 60: Do The Right Thing/Crooklyn Screening and Street Party

We Are Parable and BCA team up to celebrate Spike Lee is 60 Festival As part of their year long film festival dedicated to Spike Lee, We Are Parable are proud to present the sixth event of the “Spike Lee is 60” season, a double bill screening of “Do The Right Thing” and “Crooklyn” taking place at […]

A Moving Image presents: Distorted Images

  graduate of the National Film and Television School, his graduate film Touch won Shooting People’s Film of The Month competition, chosen by Oscar nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto. Touch also toured the UK as part of The BFI’s Sci-Fi season.Shola’s debut Feature is a multimedia Film A Moving Image is funded by The BFI

BFI BLACK STAR and #BCAFilmFest Salon Conversations

BFI BLACK STAR and #BCAFilmFest present ICONIC BLACK WOMANHOOD: Josephine Baker and The Evolving Image of Black Women on Screen Thursday 3 November Following a screening of Zou-Zou, the first major motion picture to feature a Black woman – Josephine Baker, #BCAFilmFest will host a salon discussion exploring the evolution of the Black female star […]

#BCAFilmFest Salon: Black Genius + Revolt and Revolution

Friday 17 July, 7.00pm – 9.00pm Black Cultural Archives Film Festival 2015 invites you to join us for ‘Staying Power: Black Britain On Screen‘ – a capsule collection of iconic cinema spanning the 1950s to 2015. Inspired by BCA’s current photographic exhibition ‘Staying Power‘ – ‘Black Britain On Screen’ features critically acclaimed films, rarely seen […]

Staying Power: Black Britain on Screen Monday 8 June – Saturday 25 July

Staying Power: Black Britain on Screen Black Cultural Archives Film Festival 2015 In partnership with Ritzy Picturehouse Cinema Monday 8 June – Saturday 25 July This summer, Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives in partnership with Ritzy Picturehouse present Staying Power: Black Britain On Screen.  Inspired by BCA’s current Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s […]

Second Coming Film Screening + Q&A, and live performance from TY

  Monday 8 June, 6.30pm at Ritzy Picturehouse Cinema Black Cultural Archives is pleased to announce its 2015 film season, in partnership with Ritzy Cinema. The season launches on Monday 8 June with a special presentation of Second Coming, the highly acclaimed debut film by playwright debbie tucker green, starring Idris Elba (patron of Black Cultural Archives) and Nadine Marshall. Join […]

Elisabeth Welch’s English Heritage Blue Plaque Unveiled

The singer Elisabeth Welch (1904-2003) has been commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque at Ovington Court, Kensington, her home during the mid-1930s, the time that she started her rise to becoming – in the words of her biographer – “Britain’s first Black star”. The plaque unveiling was introduced by BCA’s Director, Paul Reid, with […]

Elisabeth Welch's English Heritage Blue Plaque Unveiled

The singer Elisabeth Welch (1904-2003) has been commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque at Ovington Court, Kensington, her home during the mid-1930s, the time that she started her rise to becoming – in the words of her biographer – “Britain’s first Black star”. The plaque unveiling was introduced by BCA’s Director, Paul Reid, with […]