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23/01/20

Other Cinemas FREE screenings are back as part of Brent 2020’s activities

Freedom Fields + director Q&A with Naziha Arebi Other Cinemas Wembley Park

Other Cinemas return to Wembley Park once again for their next round FREE independent film screenings, as part of Brent’s Borough of Culture activities.

With a powerful lineup of thought provoking documentaries and moving short films, Other Cinemas are bringing even more independent filmmakers to the forefront.

Hosted in Wembley Park’s community hub, The Yellow, the screenings are completely free and vary from scripted but personal movies to political features.

Be-Longing screening + director Q&A with Mike Mckenzie Other Cinemas Wembley Park

Be-Longing
Saturday 29th February 
7PM to 9:30PM

Brent based filmmaker, Mike McKenzie, will be at The Yellow next with a free screening and Q&A of his short film, Be-Longing.

Using actors to provide insight into the real world of foster care, Be-Longing tells the story of a young nine-year-old boy who has recently been placed in foster care. Removed from chaotic and violent birth parents, the young boy is torn between accepting and apprenticing the trust and kindness from his foster family and remaining ‘loyal’ to his biological parents, who he loves dearly.

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Beyond the Photo documentary screening + director Q&A with Cathy Hassan Other Cinemas Wembley Park

Beyond the Photo with director Q&A
Saturday 14th March
7PM to 10PM

Another Brent based filmmaker, Cathy Hassan, will be showing her documentary, Beyond the Photo, followed by a Q&A session.

The feature-length documentary, Beyond the Photo, records the realities of Black British lives in the 1970’s. The powerful individual stories and personal experiences are linked by themes of discriminatory police culture, winter of discontent, inhumane housing and the rising voices of disgruntled young black people, determined to break the cycle of poverty and systemic oppression.

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Tomisin Adepeju - Emerging Filmmaker Showcase Other Cinemas Wembley Park

Tomisin Adepeju – Emerging Filmmaker Showcase
Saturday 28th March
7PM to 10PM

On Saturday 28th March, We’ll be welcoming rising star director, Tomisin Adepeju, to Wembley Park to showcase a collection of his short films and discuss his journey as a filmmaker. 

We’ll be showing some of his award winning shorts including The Good Soon, about a Nigerian man who is forced to address a secret he has harboured from his parents, and The Right Choice, a husband and wife who must answer three questions to create their perfect designer baby. 

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If you are coming to Wembley Park to enjoy a FREE screening, or just in the area for a visit, make sure you check out all the things we have going on and dine at one of our super yummy eateries

View the whole Brent 2020 programme of events here. 

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