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Belle + Q&A

Idea Store Whitechapel
Black History Month, Film, Free to attend
Tuesday 25th October 2022 (18:00-21:00)

Watch the tale of how the Illegitimate daughter of a navy admiral is brought up by her aristocratic uncle and his wife. She grows up to abolish slavery in England.

The biracial daughter, Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), of Royal Navy Captain Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode) is raised by aristocratic Great-uncle Lord William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) in 18th century England.

Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Miranda Richardson, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson

Dir: Amma Asante

Cert: 12

Dur: 1h 40mins                                

Q&A: Brother Hakim (Film Doctor + Founder of Black Starline)

Part of the Curious About Colonialism project delivered by The New Black Film Collective and supported by Tower Hamlets Council.

FREE but please book your space.