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ON THE FRONTLINE
Photographic Exhibition

November 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm - November 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm
PRSC,
35 Jamaica Street
Bristol, BS2 8JP United Kingdom
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Extraordinary, immersive, painful and exhilarating, Ingrid Sinclair, Simon Bright and Deborah Weinreb curate a photographic exhibition and film of hidden history. There is also a Launch & Talk by Ingrid Sinclair for this event

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10:00 am
£2.00

Peacebuilders
Discussion with African Voices Forum

November 12, 2016 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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On the global stage African Heritage leaders have joined other peace builders who share the belief that violence and war ultimately solve nothing. Abu Sheriff of African Voices Forum shows a film about three major peacekeepers and chairs a discussion between representatives of diverse Bristol communities. BOOK TICKETS

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11:00 am

Ghanaian Drumming, Dance & Storytelling
Family Workshop

November 12, 2016 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Musician Abass Dodoo invites you to join him for an hour of immersive drumming, dance and storytelling. Pick up some percussion, get to know the drums and create a unique soundscape for a traditional story. Abass is renowned for his friendly approach to music making with over 20 years experience working with children and young

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12:30 pm

Roots Reggae Rebellion
TV Preview Screening & Panel Discussion

November 12, 2016 at 12:30 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Programme Name: Roots Reggae, Rasta and Rebellion  - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: at Pinnacle Camp with Rastafari Flag. Akala - (C) Lazerbeam - Photographer: James Hale

Afrika Eye are delighted to bring you this special TV preview of Roots Reggae Rebellion as part of the BBC’s Black And British season celebrating the achievements of black people in the UK and exploring the rich culture and history of black Britain. In the 1970s Jamaica came alive to the sounds of Roots Reggae.

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1:30 pm

Kirikou and the Men and Women
Family Screening

November 12, 2016 at 1:30 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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This enchanting animation follows the adventures of an unlikely superhero: the mischievous and valiant newborn baby Kirikou. Based on Senegalese fables, Kirikou tells stories of ingenuity and courage, as the tiny but fearless hero saves his village from foes both natural and supernatural. Superbly combining classic hand-drawn animation with cutting edge CGI techniques, this beautiful

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2:00 pm

Eyefull Shorts
Intro & Screening

November 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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An eclectic programme of short films and a fantastic opportunity to see snippets of life and stories from all over Africa and the African diaspora. The place to spot up-and-coming filmmakers! 90 mins £6.50 full / £4.50 concessions BOOK TICKETS

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3:00 pm

God Loves Uganda
Screening & Panel Discussion

November 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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As a Ugandan bill to make homosexuality punishable by death wins widespread support, tension in the country mounts and an atmosphere of murderous hatred takes hold. A powerful exposé of the twenty-first century crusade to recreate Uganda in the image of America’s Christian Right, God Loves Uganda reveals the conflict between greed and faith, ecstasy

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3:15 pm

Who Am I?
Photo Booth & Workshop

November 12, 2016 at 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Visit Afrika Eye's ‘Who Am I’ photo booth – a portrait project with Bristol filmmaker and photographer Rob Mitchell. Young people are invited to take a self-portrait and with their image (hot off the printer) create a surrounding frame using patterns, words and ephemera to further reflect their personality and identity. All materials provided. Suitable

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6:00 pm
£4.50

‘Adire’ Textiles of Nigeria
Illustrated Talk

November 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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An illustrated talk about the history, cultural status and patterns of the stunning resist-dyed Adire cloths, plus a rare opportunity to handle the Adire textile collection. Following his recently updated publication on the Adire cloths of South West Nigeria, Doig Simmonds along with Annie Menter will discuss the cultural significance of these textiles, referencing how

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8:30 pm

The CEO
Intro & Screening

November 12, 2016 at 8:30 pm
Watershed,
1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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Murder-mystery, the CEO, pits five hard-nosed telecoms execs – Nigerian, Kenyan, Moroccan, Ivorian and South African – against each other at a luxury beach resort as they vie for the CEO position at a global firm. Their Apprentice-style elimination is presided over by a steely consultant (played by Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo) and things start

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