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Black History Month at GFT

GFT has partnered with the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) and The New Black Film Collective to deliver a film and event programme focusing on the experiences and work of inspirational Black people and People of Colour, and the relationship between music and activism.

Black History Month screenings at GFT will take place every Monday evening from 3 - 24 October.

Films in this Season

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3 October

Harriet + performance (12A)

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes.

Image for Pay What You Decide: The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show + recorded Q&A with Gina Belafonte (12)
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17 October

Burning an Illusion + discussion (15)

Menelik Shabazz’s pioneering first feature marked a coming of age for Black British cinema.

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24 October

Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) + discussion (12A)

Join us for our Black History Month screening of the acclaimed Oscar-winning documentary Summer of Soul.

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