500 YEARS LATER- An epic award-winning documentary about the African Diaspora journey from Slavery to now. WWW.500YEARSLTAER.COM
Dir: Owen ‘Alik Shahadah
After unprecedented and overwhelming response, the Bfm Film Club will screen this epic film again on Sunday 12th June 2005.
“500 Years Late’ Winner of the Best Documentary Award, Pan-African Film Festival 2005 is fast becoming one of the most powerful documentaries by and on the African Diaspora this century.”- Focused magazine(USA)
”500 Years Later is more than a film but rather a transcontinental discussion between some the greatest and most articulate thinkers of the African global nation.”- Nommo(USA)
Crime, drugs, HIV/Aids, poor education, inferiority complex, low expectation, poverty, corruption, poor health and under development plagues people of African decent globally – Why? 500 Years Later from the onset of slavery and subsequent colonialism Africans are still struggling for basic freedom. Why?
Filmed in five continents, and over twenty countries, 500 Years Later engages the authentic, retrospective voice, told from the African vantage point of whom history has sought to silence by examining the collective atrocities that uprooted Africans from their culture and homeland.
Film stars Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, Kimani Nehusi, Maulana Karenga, Paul Robeson Jr, Dr. Hakim Adi and many more from Africa and the Diaspora.
Screening will be followed by a Q&A with the Director.
Duration: 108 min, 2005/ USA/UK
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), The Mall (just off Trafalgar Square).
By Tube: Charing Cross or Piccadilly Circus
By Bus: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 77a, 88, 91, 139, 176
Cost: £6.50 / £4.50
BOOK NOW AS THE LAST EVENT WAS SOLD OUT WITHIN A WEEK
: 0207 930 3647 or online at http://www.ica.org.uk
Visit the official 500 Years Later website: www.500yearslater.com
For trailer and additional info