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Letter from my Village

CREAM Screen presents:

Kaddu Beykat (Lettre Paysanne/Letter from my Village), Safi Faye 1976


A rare and timely opportunity to see Safi Faye’s 1976 docu-drama Kaddu Beykat (Letter from my Village), considered to be the first feature film made by a Sub-Saharan African woman. Taking the form of a letter narrated by the filmmaker, the film is set in the filmmaker’s native village of Fadjal, Senegal, with the villages playing themselves. Ostensibly centred on a love story between two youths from the village, the film chronicles the agricultural day to day life and the problems caused by the inherited colonial peanut monoculture.

The screening will be introduced and followed by a discussion between Uriel Orlow (CREAM, University of Westminter), Shela Sheikh (Goldsmiths College) and Ros Gray (Goldsmiths College) focusing on the pertinent economic and ecological issues raised in the film.

To accompany the screening, Uriel Orlow will launch his exhibition publication 'Soil Affinities’.

Book Tickets

Monday 29 Apr 201918:30
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Murtaza (18)

London Turkish Film Week


In a remote village in the mountains of Malatya, Murtaza cares for his sightless wife. He conceals the troubles of their duaghter in distant Istanbul from her, but the apricot harvest brings matters to a crisis.

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Sunday 28 Apr 201915:30
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Out of Blue (15)

When homicide detective Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is called to investigate the murder of a leading astrophysicist in New Orleans, she is confronted by a mystery that begins to affect her in ways she had never expected. As the investigation deepens, a darker world is slowly revealed and she must use all of her skills and experience to piece together fragments of a wider conspiracy that lies behind the murder.Out of Blue is an unmissable neo-noir mystery in which one detective’s quest for truth begins to destabilise both her view of the world and her very being.

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Monday 29 Apr 201920:50
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Sideway (18)

London Turkish Film Week


Portents plague a small town, set 'twixt a stormy sea and ominous forest. The sun turns black, Doomsday looms - is the young barista with a strange mark on his back the promised Saviour?

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Sunday 28 Apr 201918:00
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The Blueblack Hussar

Heavenly Films Present

THE BLUEBLACK HUSSAR


An engrossing portrait of a true English original, The Blueblack Hussar is Jack Bond’s ride through the world of Adam Ant. The iconic pop star, who was perhaps the biggest music star on the planet during his halcyon days in the 1980s, disappeared completely from public life when he suffered a recurrence of the depression that has inflicted him since he was a young man. Sectioned and forcibly sedated, few would have anticipated his return from this particularly tortuous exile. Featuring the likes of Charlotte Rampling, Mark Ronson, Allen Jones, John Robb and Jamie Reynolds, this is a film exploring the road back for a unique British pop star, one still channeling his Highwayman/Prince Charming persona and who has, against all the odds, got himself back to playing to huge audiences once again, unapologetically and without compromise.  The Blueblack Hussar is a hugely enjoyable tribute to a great musical legend.


The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director Jack Bond hosted by Travis Elborough


“Splendidly eclectic and electrifying” - Radio Times


Screening in 4K.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 30 Apr 201919:30
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The Pigeon (18)

London Turkish Film Week


Feeding the birds on the roof of his poor parents' house in Adana  helps young Yusuf find inner peace and resilience to face society outside. This debut feature won 18 festival awards, including Sofia's Best Director, and Best Actor in Valencia.

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Sunday 28 Apr 201913:00
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Turkish Ice Cream (18)

London Turkish Film Week


Set-and largely filmed- in New South Wales-and mostly in English, this latest epic from one of Turkey's most successful new directors charts the exploits of two Turks living in Australia selling dondurma from a wheelbarrow. But it is 1915, and the Great War soon overtakes them....

Book Tickets

Sunday 28 Apr 201920:30