Black British Film and Television in the 1970s & 1980s: Celebrating talent in front of and behind the camera

A scene from the 1977 film Black Joy featuring a band on stage
Image credit: HOME

For Black History Month 2022, HOME takes a look at groundbreaking Black British filmmaking talent on screen and behind the camera.

Featured filmmakers include director and writer Menelik Shabazz, whose debut film, Burning An Illusion was one of the first explorations of black women’s experiences within British cinema.

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