Dr June Givanni

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Black Film Bulletin

Screen scenes, revisited

Hailed by many as the renaissance era that birthed a prolific new wave of Black cinematic content, symbolically, the early 1990s also ushered in groundbreaking cultural expansions in film exhibition and saw the dawn of Europe’s first Black-helmed film venues. The Black Film Bulletin’s first editions launched in the Spring of 1993 – its emergence from the BFI’s former African Caribbean Unit undoubtedly inspired by the zeitgeist. To commemorate the BFB’s 30th anniversary, founding editor Dr June Givanni revisits early 90s conversations around the evolution of Black cinema on British screens, with Nubian Tales founder Marc Boothe and The Electric Cinema consortium’s Kwesi Owusu.

By Dr June Givanni

Screen scenes, revisited
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