Diaspora

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Thought-provoking films on losing and reclaiming ground.

“Knowing this history better, understanding the forces it has unleashed, and seeing oneself as part of a longer story, is one of the ways in which we can keep trying to move forward.”
- David Olusoga in Black and British

We invite you to explore the rich and varied perspectives of African Diaspora experiences from transatlantic cultures. Neither here nor there, the ‘in-betweenness’ and collective longing for our ancestral source affects our view of the world and galvanises us to continually demand for a dignified life without the persistent dehumanisation of colonial and post-colonial structures. This strand explores illusions about race, the possibilities of Afrofuturist worlds and the battle for individual, personal ideals.