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Saturday 19 January 2pm to 5.00pm 

BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road SE1,

Tube: Waterloo  (5 mins walk)

Entry: 5 pounds, best to book in advance

A thrilling African adventure at sea. This recent London Film Festival favourite   narrates the story of a retired Senegalese fisherman who is persuaded to captain a wooden fishing boat, a pirogue, on a dangerous journey in search of a better life. Treacherous ocean conditions and the presence of secret passenger, as well as encounters with other desperate refugees, add to the tension in this epic drama. Followed by discussion on the themes of immigration, race, human endurance,politics, asylum and the World Bank.

Tickets are 50% booked as at 22 December 2012 so don't delay booking

harry belafonte

Beautiful Black Couples

La Pirogue, award winning African drama on the high seas @ BFI Southbank 2 to 5pm Saturday 19 January

Adopted ID new film on Haiti by Sonia Gooding  Togobo Sat 26 January 3 to 6pm

The Black History of Comedy  @ Blue Room, BFI Southbank Friday 22 Feburary 6.30 to 9pm

Queen Nzinga Lecture Series 2/12: Black Women in Academia: Success, Secrets and Coping Strategies Sat 23 Feb 6pm to 9pm

The X Men's Black History. The Andrew Muhammad Breakdown Sunday 24 February

Slaveholders of London: Who got Rich and What they did with the money. Saturday 2nd March 2 to 6pm

Queen Nziniga Lecture Series 3/12: Black Women Writers of Stage and Screen Sunday 3 March 3 to 6pm

Queen Nzinga Lecture Series 4/12: The Case for Compensation and Reparation Sunday 10 March 3 to 6pm

The X Men's Black History Part 2. The Andrew Muhammad Breakdown Sunday 10 March 3 to 6pm

Dates, times and more events to be announced on 21st December

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