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Cornbread, Earl and Me

Directed by Joseph Manduke

When a college-bound basketball star (Jamaal Wilkes) is accidentally shot by two cops (Bernie Casey and Vince Martorano), several witnesses — including a 12-year-old boy (Laurence Fishburne), his cousin Earl, and a storeowner are intimidated by the police into keeping quiet.

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Cornbread, Earl and Me
6:00pm £4

Black Girl

Directed by Ousmane Sembène

In his pioneering 1966 film, the great Senegalese author and director, Ousmane Sembène, explores the complex dynamics of the immediate post-colonial period through the simple, devastating story of a Senegalese servant, Diouana (Mbissine Thérèse Diop).

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black-girl-film
6:00pm £4

Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker

Directed by Keith Truesdell

Classic stand-up artists with 4 of the greatest filmed stand up routines presented in the Black Box. Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock’s filmed concerts will be screened in the perfect environment for a stand up gig.

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chris rock
6:00pm £5

I, Daniel Blake

Directed by Ken Loach

  • UK
  • 2016
  • 100 mins
  • English

A special preview screening in association with Advice NI. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make.

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i-daniel-blake
7:00pm £6.50

After Last Season

Directed by Mark Region

Woven into the building blocks of this cosmic crime thriller disguised as fake inept comic misfire like no other, is a secret message, a cabalistic and mandalic consciousness transforming dreamsignal, hidden in the spaces between it’s state-of-the-art computer graphics, evasive and angular dialogue.

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After Last Season
8:00pm £3

The Tempest

Directed by Derek Jarman

As was his nature, director Derek Jarman departed radically from the text—Shakespeare, you might recall, didn’t write a musical number set to “Stormy Weather” involving a bunch of sailors—but the end result is full of feeling and true to the play’s spirit of unruly magic.

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the tempest
8:00pm £4

Muse of Fire

Directed by Dan Poole / Giles Terera

The film documents their four-year journey around the world by the filmmakers: to Elsinore in Denmark, London’s Globe theatre, a prison in Berlin, taking in Hollywood as they go.

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muse of fire
7:00pm £5