Tuesday 30 April 20196:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Join us for a screening of Zenia Selby's short film 'Painting Freedom' – the story of a group of Yazidi women who escaped ISIS captivity, as they participate in an art workshop run by artist Hannah Rose Thomas.
The paintings that they produce, together with Hannah's own portraits of the women, are exhibited at the Houses of Parliament, and sparked a new DFID project to help Yazidi women. The paintings have also been exhibited at Buckingham Palace, Lambeth Palace, Scottish Parliament and European Parliament.
This film and the paintings showcase how art can be a powerful tool for activism and advocacy. There will be a Q&A with the director, Zenia Selby after the screening.
Join short film producer Afonso Mota, for a screening of his debut feature film Aos Nossos Amigos.
Join us for a screening of Spike Jonze’s Her, followed by a discussion around the ethical and philosophical questions to be asked as we race towards a future among robots.
Member and award-winning film production company, Squatter Factory, has invited three of the most renowned local filmmakers to screen some of their best work.
Join us for a film screening of the 1960's cult classic Blow-Up by Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni which tells the story of a mod London photographer who finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.
There is an awakening in Portuguese cinema, spurred on by the country's recent uncertain times.
Plastic Oceans Foundation aims to change the world’s attitude towards plastic within a generation, and has teamed up with Athena Advisers to reduce plastic consumption and put a stop to ocean dumping.