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Who We Are: Foresight (N/C 12+)

21 November

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

Details

As part of their Who We Are nationwide season, We Are Parable return to GFT with an anthology of films that explore alternative realities for Black and Brown people in the UK.

Devised by Bafta-winning producer Fiona Lamptey, Foresight is a response to what it means to be a person of colour living in the UK. Although these films don’t present an idyllic future, Lamptey says, ‘my hope is that by imagining the future, we can kickstart a necessary conversation and inspire change. We don’t want the futures presented in these films – so what do we do to change that?’


Twice as Good

The night before her son Dee Dee’s seventh birthday, an unexpected intruder crash-lands into Grace’s kitchen. As she discovers who the intruder is she must decide how to protect her son while navigating the complexities of Black parenthood in modern Britain.

Directed by Jeremy Cole. 10mins


They Heard Him Shout Allahu Akbar

Zaid, recently released from prison for an unknown crime, tries to reintegrate into his previous life, only to find that the arms of the state can control what he says and does.

Directed by Nadia Latif. 11mins


X US

Two unaccompanied brothers embark on a journey to a new settlement on the moon planet Titan. Their interactions reflect the subtle naivety and anxious fear this huge moment means to each of them amidst an industrial sized group of migrants.

Directed by Akinola Davies. 10mins


The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be

By the year 2080, climate change has forced human beings from Earth and those who remain are forced to live isolated nomadic existence. In the desolate landscape, Dez forages for survival, until they unearth a morsel of the past which leads them on an unexpected mission.

Directed by Adeyemi Michael. 20mins


Digging

Ziba, Ché, Neela and Kofi use their devices to take trips through their memories to settle an argument.

Directed by Elliot Barnes Worrell. 10mins


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  • Directors Various
  • Running Time 61m
  • Certificate N/C 12+

All Monday to Friday shows before 5pm have capacity capped at 50% (unless otherwise stated). All other screenings have full unlimited seating capacity (unless otherwise stated).

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