Sheffield DocFest 2015

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Handsworth Songs (Country: UK; Year: 1987; Director: John Akomfrah; Stars: Pervaiz Khan, Meera Syal, Yvonne Weekes)
Commissioned by Channel 4 for their series Britain: The Lie of the Land, the film tells of the aftermath of the 1985 riots in Handsworth and London.
Martin Luther King And The March On Washington (Country: US, UK; Year: 2013; Director: John Akomfrah )
Story of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
The Nine Muses (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: John Akomfrah; Writer: John Akomfrah; Stars: Trevor Mathison, David Lawson)
A poetic exploration of mass immigration in postwar Britain.
The Stuart Hall Project (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: John Akomfrah)
Antinuclear campaigner, New Left activist and founding father of Cultural Studies, this documentary interweaves 70 years of Stuart Hall’s film, radio and television appearances, and material from his private archive to document a memorable life and construct a portrait of Britain’s foremost radical intellectual.
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