Join us for Upendo, an afternoon of film, discussion and performance exploring the LGBTQ community in Africa and its diaspora and issues of human rights, religion and philosophy. Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations.
Join us for a screening of the 2005 comedy-drama Breakfast on Pluto, written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring Cillian Murphy. The screening will also include an introduction and a Q&A session. Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations.
This event, run jointly by The University of Nottingham and the Papplewick Pumping Station Trust, aims to engage the general public with social sciences research in understanding the precarious nature of the world’s supply of usable water. It features a screening of the powerful documentary ‘Last Call at the Oasis’, which brings into focus water sustainability issues, followed by panel discussion, led by Professor Pat Thomson, which delves deeper into the issues presented in the film.
Join the Centre for Research in Race and Rights for a screening of Edgar Arceneaux’s A Time to Break Silence. Featuring an introduction and Q&A with Patrick Henderson, PhD student in the Department of American and Canadian Studies.
Slave Trade Legacies, Bright Ideas and AHRC Global Cotton Connections present an evening of film and discussion. Two films while be screened – The Colour of Money (a Heritage Lottery Funded project held by Bright Ideas) and Global Cotton Connections: Unravelling the Threads of Slavery (funded by the AHRC Global Cotton Connections project). Part of Black History Month 2015.
The Department of American and Canadian Studies present a screening of the 2013 film ‘Fruitvale Station’, directed by Ryan Coogler and depicts the death of Oscar Grant, who was killed in 2009 by a police officer. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Hannah-Rose Murray, PhD student in the Department of American and Canadian Studies. Part of Black History Month 2015.
In partnership with SKN Heritage Museum, the University will be screening the first-ever showing of the film Nine Nights, which documents Caribbean funeral traditions in the UK. Followed by an exhibition and Q&A. Part of Black History Month 2015.
Come along to a screening of Making Waves, followed by a Q&A with director Patcee Francis from Syncopate Media. This documentary compares the lives of young black people growing up in the 1980’s with those growing up today. Nearly 40 years after the 1976 Race Relations Act Making Waves documents the life stories of first and second-generation black, British citizens from the African-Caribbean communities. Part of Black History Month 2015.