international women's day 2011

7th Images of Black Women Film Festival

Posted on: 4 March 2011

8th, 11th, 17th and 25th March plus 8th, 9th and 10th April 2011

The 7th Images of Black Women Film Festival will span across March and April for to celebrate the global black experience with a focus on women’s talent and representation – Festival Flyer

First Event to open International Women’s Day
Women and Power
Fundraising screening for the women of Haiti + Panel discussion

Tuesday 8 March, 8:15pm
Tricycle Cinema, Kilburn

Moloch Tropical (18)
Drama, Haiti/France

Master filmmaker Raoul Peck (Lumumba, Sometimes in April) delivers a searing critique of a government corrupted by power, echoing recent protests in the Middle East. Moloch Tropical explores people’s reaction to power with a brash account of female protagonists. More at http://www.imagesofblackwomen.com/festival_pdf/MolochTropical.pdf

Booking: 020 7328 1000 / http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/cinema-program/cinema/women-power-moloch-tropical-qa/

Women in the Art
Double bill + Panel Discussion

Friday 11March, 6:30 pm
Arc Gallery, Tottenham Hale

Art of this place, Women Artists in Cameroon
Doc, Cameroon/UK

Florence Ayisi, “Sisters in Law” acclaimed director, presents a rare insight into women’s creative expressions in Cameroon.

Ida’s Daughter: The World of Eintou Pearl Springer
Doc, Trinidad & Tobago/UK

Amon Saba Saakana on the life of Eintou Springer, Poet Laureate,cultural activist and playwright. More http://www.imagesofblackwomen.com/festival_pdf/Arc_Gallery.pdf

A special evening at a unique art gallery located on a boat at the Tottenham Hale Lock.

Booking: info@artarc-collective.com – or 020 8808 7741

Voicing Women Experiences
The ultimate actors’ shocase

Thursday 17 March, 7:30pm
Rich Mix, Shoreditch High Street

MonologueSlam
UK events by Goldrush Entertainment

Up to 20 actors perform in front of an industry panel of judges in1 min, 3 min monologues by women &/or about women. More http://www.imagesofblackwomen.com/festival_pdf/Monologue_Slum.pdf

The ultimate actors’ showcase with special musical appearances.

Box Office: 020 7613 7498 or online

Afro Hair Celebration
Showcasing the controversial documentary on black hair + Panel discussion

Saturday 26 March, 3:45pm
Rio Cinema, Dalston Kingsland(Rail)

My Nappy Roots, A Journey Through Black Hair-itage (PG)
Doc,USA

This doc by Regina Kimbell reveals the historical significance and pride of African hairstyles as well ad the cultural and social struggle that created the billion dollar ethnic hair care industry that exist today. More http://www.imagesofblackwomen.com/festival_pdf/MyNappy_Roots.pdf

Great Edutainment, back to London for one show only!!

Booking: 020 7241 9410 or online http://www.riocinemaonline.org.uk/OscarWebServer.dll/

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