Noel Clarke   BAFTA award-winner Noel Clarke is best known for the script of  Kidulthood , and writing directing and starring in the sequels  Adulthood  and  Brotherhood.  The darling of the Black British film industry, now a Hollywood heavyweight in  Star Trek: Into Darkness;  Clarke prides himself on foregrounding new talent through production company Unstoppable Entertainment.

Noel Clarke

BAFTA award-winner Noel Clarke is best known for the script of Kidulthood, and writing directing and starring in the sequels Adulthood and Brotherhood. The darling of the Black British film industry, now a Hollywood heavyweight in Star Trek: Into Darkness; Clarke prides himself on foregrounding new talent through production company Unstoppable Entertainment.

Nathalie Emmanuel   Missandei, Game of Thrones; Ramsey, The Fast and The Furious— Nathalie Emmanuel has been part of some of the best-loved franchises of our time. A dancer, presenter, singer and thespian — it is safe to say this talent has come a long way since Hollyoaks.

Nathalie Emmanuel

Missandei, Game of Thrones; Ramsey, The Fast and The Furious— Nathalie Emmanuel has been part of some of the best-loved franchises of our time. A dancer, presenter, singer and thespian — it is safe to say this talent has come a long way since Hollyoaks.


Is the artistic celebration of black people in film indivisible from activism in cinema?

How is this realisation for black filmmakers, in front and behind the camera, leading a revolution that goes beyond race and is changing perspectives for those considered ‘other’.

Jordan Peele, Ryan Coogler, Ava DuVernay, Clare Anyiam-Osigwe – recent years have seen recognition for Black directors skyrocket. Yet, how do filmmakers reconcile their art and their activism? What were the precursors to their success, and how can these be replicated by rising stars? What will it take to increase representation in the art form of film, for all people seen as ‘other’?


WHEN AND WHERE?

TIME: 13:00 - 14:30

DATE: Sunday, 15th September, 2019

VENUE: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 8XX