Fri 29 Oct - Thu 4 Nov
In Rebecca Hall’s exquisite directorial debut, two childhood friends are reunited as adults in 1920s New York, with one of them now 'passing' as white.Read more Passing
Black History Month 2021 at Watershed
Article by Jo Lansdowne
Black people have had their history written out – sometimes deliberately, sometimes systematically – of Britain’s story because it’s the history of slavery and empire and that doesn’t fit in with the comforting island story narrative. Black people were told that they had no history – Hegel said that Africa’s a place with no history – and that double act of erasure and denial meant that Black people had no story to explain why they were in Britain or how their relationship with Britain had been forged.
David Olusoga writing in The Guardian, September 2021Read more