Film40rty – A celebration of Grenada and the Caribbean
In celebration of Grenada’s 40th year of independence, Thenublk presents an evening of short films in association with the High Commission of Grenada, Carriacou & Petit Martinique UK. The films which are being shown in the UK for the first time, document exciting stories from the island of Grenada and the Caribbean Diaspora. The event will take place on Saturday 1st November 2014.
dir: Princess Simone Donelan & Barry Collymore
At a time when Grenada’s unemployment was high and the country was feeling the strain both economically and politically, one man carried the hopes of the tri-island state on his shoulders. This is the documentary of Kirani James’ triumph to to bring the 400m gold medal home to Grenada, from the 2012 Olympics.
dir: Hannah Roodman
Crown Heights NYC. 2 square miles populated by West Indians and Hasidic Jews living side-by-side, jostling to maintain their individual culture. Project 2×1, a grassroots initiative, uses Google Glass to document life within these unique communities.
Advance tickets: £7 adv/£5 concs (OAPs, students, unemployed, children 11+)
Children 10 and under FREE
Tickets purchased on the door will be charged at £10/£8 concs.
Tickets can be purchased from the following:
High Commission from Grenada, Carriacou & Petit Martinique UK Archel Road, West Kensington
London W14 9QH (020 7385 4415)
ABOUT THE ORGANISER
The:nublk showcases the work of contemporary creatives and content with a focus on Africa and the Diaspora. Our work in the UK and abroad, includes curating exhibitions, hosting creative events and screening films. As an advocate for creative partnerships, Thenublk has sought to work with like minded organisations who share a passion for collaboration. Now in its 6th year, The:nublk continues to engage its audience by informing, educating and connecting them to the often untold yet inspiring stories of creatives from Africa and the Diaspora.
(A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to support Grenada’s SpeedZone Athletics Club
and the Project 2×1 community screenings).