Set amidst London’s invisible community of illegal immigrants, Stephen
Frears’ latest film is a highly original multicultural urban thriller
with a gritty, political edge.
Marooned in Iraq
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
A group of Iranian Kurd musicians set off on an almost impossible mission.
As in his previous films this Kurdish Director is again focusing on the
oppression of his people.
Black Liverpool on Film – A retrospective
Award winning documentary: ‘Who put the beat in Merseybeat?’
‘Doin' it the right way’ Cathy Tyson both in film and on stage.
’20 Years On’ Retrospective of the Toxteth Riots of 1981.
‘A Place in the Sun’ Film clips taken from one of Liverpool’s
oldest singing and boxing family.
‘Seize the Time’ Black females and their political identity
in the seventies. Some great documentaries and some great Afros.
“Relationships and games go hand in hand, but who has the emotional
power? Emotional Backgammon is a hard hitting passionate insight into
the battle of the sexes. (Director Leon Herbert attended Blackscreen 2000
with his idea on paper and now returns to talk about the making of his
Lesbian & Gay Night
First Time Out in Liverpool premiering two short films with the award-winning
feature of ‘Ma Vie’, a hit at Lesbian & Gay film festivals
all over the world this year.
Visions of China
In association with BAFTA North and Liverpool City Council. Screening
of two features: ‘A Sigh’ and ‘Shooting Gun’ directed
by China’s renowned Feng Xiaogang and Lu Chuan respectively. These
two poignant films are a must-see as Liverpool celebrates it’s twinning