East Bristol Cinema and We Are Parable present... Sampha, "Process" Visual Album - a breathtaking film following the UK singer, by video artist Kahlil Joseph, director of Beyonce's Lemonade and Kendrick Lamar's good Kid, m.A.A.d city.
One of the most beautiful homegrown visual albums, “Process” takes us through the mind of singer songwriter Sampha in both Freetown, Sierra Leone and Merton, South London. A dreamlike patchwork portrait of his life across continents this film explores belonging, love and grief, with surreal moments of spirituality and revelation.
This event will include a screening of the album and poetry and performance from local artists.
Birdspeed is Triple Crowned UK Spoken Word Champion 2019. Effortlessly weaving poetry, storytelling, satirical humour and movement, she will share a special performance in response to the concept of the black visual album.
NGAIO is a versatile Bristol artist known for her bass-heavy DJ sets and powerhouse vocal range. For this event, she will be exploring themes around identity, culture and feminism through spoken word.
The screening will be at Easton Community Centre on Friday 31st January...
7.30pm - Doors / Bar / Samosas
8pm - Film / Performances
9:30 - Close and head to The Plough, opposite
✨THIS IS A 1.5 HOUR EVENT ✨
Tickets - from Headfirst or on the door at 7.30pm
- £5 general admission
- £4 concessions (Student, Under 25, Over 60, Unemployed, persons with a disability)
- £4 donate a ticket
- Refugees and asylum seekers free on the door
- No-one turned away due to lack of funds - if you would like to come but are financially unable to just message East Bristol Cinema on facebook and we will put your name on the guest-list
*Please note, Easton Community Centre is a wheelchair accessible venue*
Programmed by Rife in partnership with Watershed and East Bristol Cinema / Screening as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery, BFI Film Audience Network and ICO. bfimusicals.co.uk / Artwork by Pearl Ivy / Supported by Watershed and Rife