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Images of Black Women & IWOC Day London


The annual “Images of Black Women” film festival runs from Friday 29th through to Sunday 2nd March. The festival opens with “Talk to Me”

The true-life story of Ralph Waldo “Petey” Greene Jr during the mid-to-late 1960s, in Washington D.C. A story of friendship between two men Petey Greene & Dewey Hughes. The film’s centre point is the devastating effect of Dr Martin Luther King’s assassination on America.

Saturday 1st March is International Women of Color Day


“In the 1980s the U.S.-based National Institute for Women of Color, founded by SHARON PARKER, designated 1 March each year to celebrate & honour women of color in the USA – Native American, Black, Latina, and Asian and Pacific Islander women………….In 2008 Women of Colour Day is now GLOBAL. WE ARE NETWORKING: recognising each other and ourselves, the world’s majority population – women.

Saturday’s film is a comedy
/love story, “Phat Girlz,” about a plus-size African American woman struggling with self-esteem issues. Followed by panel discussion on ‘mainstream influences’ on the way Black women feel about themselves, plus Q&A with the film’s actor Jimmy Jean-Louis. £8 Cons £7

The Women of Colour group will meet at 4:00PM in the lobby of the Tricycle Cinema on Kilburn High Road. Nearest tube station is KILBURN on the Jubilee line. Come out of the station and turn right – 10 minutes walk.

“If you have come to help me, please go away. But, if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, let us work together.”- Lila Watson, Aboriginal Woman Activist