First Week Screenings

Director: Joanne Hock

PURPLE DREAMS – UK PREMIERE

Black youth stereotypes are turned upside down in this roller coaster ride of emotions. Packing all the drama of “A Chorus Line,” the adolescent charm of “Fame” and the talent of “Glee,” you will laugh, cry and feel inspired by these amazing students.

Saturday 8 September

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Viewing times

72 mins U
Director: Joseph Stillman

CITIZEN CLARK … A LIFE OF PRINCIPLE (LONDON PREMIERE)

For more than fifty years, former U.S Attorney General Ramsey Clark has fought against the abuses of U.S. power and championed the causes of peace, justice, and human rights issues worldwide.

Thursday 6 September

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PG
Director: Gillian Scott-Ward

BACK TO NATURAL

Join us on this journey of discovery and enlightenment while celebrating Black history and natural styles that are taking the world by storm.

Saturday 8 September

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Viewing times

69 mins PG
Directors: Zara Balfour and Marcus Stephenson

CHILDREN OF THE SNOWLAND

A coming of age voyage in which the children must trek from their adopted city school all the way back to their birthplace to make peace with those who gave them up for a ‘better’ life.

Sunday 2 September

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Viewing times

93 mins PG
Various Directors from around the world

APOLLO – SHORT FILMS

Short films from around the world that change the way we think.

Wednesday 5 September

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PG
Director: Samuel Wickey

MY AMISH WORLD (UK PREMIERE)

A father breaks the chains of fear and oppression to allow hope, the expression of love and freedom to leave the Amish.

Sunday 2 September

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PG
Producer: Jon Brick

UNCOMMON ALLIES (UK PREMIERE)

Rosilyn Temple turned a personal search for justice into a life changing community call to action

Friday 7 September

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Viewing times

78 mins PG
Various Directors

SCARS OF ART (UK PREMIERE) + ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?!

DOUBLE BILL

Innovative ways of resolving conflict through art and sport.

Friday 7 September

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Viewing times

78 mins U
Various Directors from around the world

WINGS OF DESIRE – SHORT FILMS

A collection of short films on people seeking a better life

Saturday 8 September

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Viewing times

89 mins 15
Director: Nancy Buirski

The RECY TAYLOR Film

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black woman, wife and mother, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor.

Thursday 30 August

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Viewing times

90 mins 15
Director: Luciana Ceccatto Farah

SOMEBODY CLAP FOR ME

In Uganda, youth are re-inventing their ancestral tradition of storytelling into slam poetry nights to fight the silence imposed by an oppressive regime.

Friday 31 August

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Viewing times

95 mins 12
Various

WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINE – SHORT FILMS

Films about and from the perspective of women around the world.

Saturday 1 September

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Viewing times

78 mins 15
Director: Ralph Strean

GENESIS: PARADISE LOST

Stunning visual effects and field research invite audiences to explore the much-studied and heated debate over what exactly happened "in the Beginning"?

Sunday 2 September

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Viewing times

100 mins U
Various Directors from around the world

KALEIDOSCOPE – SHORT FILMS

Short films from around the world on life choices.

Monday 3 September

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Viewing times

92 mins 18
Director: Tedy Necula

BESIDE ME (UK PREMIERE)

A subway is blocked between stations on the morning after the fire tragedy at Collective Club in Bucharest. Forced together people begin to interact.

Tuesday 4 September

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Viewing times

83 mins PG

Second Week Screenings

Director: Tedy Necula

BESIDE ME (UK PREMIERE)

A subway is blocked between stations on the morning after the fire tragedy at Collective Club in Bucharest. Forced together people begin to interact.

Tuesday 4 September

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Various Directors from around the world

APOLLO – SHORT FILMS

Short films from around the world that change the way we think.

Wednesday 5 September

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Director: Joseph Stillman

CITIZEN CLARK … A LIFE OF PRINCIPLE (LONDON PREMIERE)

For more than fifty years, former U.S Attorney General Ramsey Clark has fought against the abuses of U.S. power and championed the causes of peace, justice, and human rights issues worldwide.

Thursday 6 September

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Various Directors

SCARS OF ART (UK PREMIERE) + ARE YOU VOLLEYBALL?!

DOUBLE BILL

Innovative ways of resolving conflict through art and sport.

Friday 7 September

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Producer: Jon Brick

UNCOMMON ALLIES (UK PREMIERE)

Rosilyn Temple turned a personal search for justice into a life changing community call to action

Friday 7 September

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Various Directors from around the world

WINGS OF DESIRE – SHORT FILMS

8 September, 2018

A collection of short films on people seeking a better life

Saturday 8 September

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LIVE PITCH COMPETITION

The 12th I Will Tell International Film Festival and The Pitch (celebrating its 10th year) have teamed up once again to give 7 carefully selected filmmakers the opportunity to present a 2 minute film pitch to a panel of industry judges.

Saturday 8 September

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Director: Gillian Scott-Ward

BACK TO NATURAL

Join us on this journey of discovery and enlightenment while celebrating Black history and natural styles that are taking the world by storm.

Saturday 8 September

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Director: Joanne Hock

PURPLE DREAMS – UK PREMIERE

8 September, 2018

Black youth stereotypes are turned upside down in this roller coaster ride of emotions. Packing all the drama of “A Chorus Line,” the adolescent charm of “Fame” and the talent of “Glee,” you will laugh, cry and feel inspired by these amazing students.

Saturday 8 September

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CLOSING GALA AWARDS CEREMONY AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Join us to celebrate all the filmmakers this year and especially honour the filmmakers who have been nominated for BEST FEATURE DRAMA, BEST DOCUMENTARY and BEST SHORT DRAMA and special commendations. 

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