Event Date and time: 11th November – 3rd  December | 2016

Venue details: Select cinemas across the UK. Check here for more.

Organisers: Generation Revolution | info@genrevfilm.com

Event website: Generation Revolution

The BFI is proud to present Generation Revolution, a powerful documentary following London’s new generation of black and brown activists – a UK slant on the global #BlackLivesMatter story.

Generation Revolution follows two activist groups in London, delving into personal and political awakenings, breakthroughs and disillusionment.

The film vividly chronicles the evolution of a host of gripping characters, amongst them Tay (18) the magnetic but reluctant leader of R Movement, Tej (25) a middle-class North Londoner interested in tackling gentrification, migrants justice and police violence and Arnie (23) the firebrand de facto leader of the Black Revs.  Generation Revolution  offers a unique and original glimpse into the rewarding but difficult path that must be trodden in the struggle for personal, social and political liberation.

Directed by first-time filmmakers Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless, Generation Revolution will be showing in select cinemas across the UK from 11 November 2016.

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Cinema screenings:
Picturehouse Central – 11 – 18 Nov
Picturehouse Stratford – 12 Nov
Hackney Picturehouse – 17 Nov
The Phoenix (Oxford) – 19 Nov
FACT (Liverpool) – 22 Nov
Cambridge Arts Picturehouse – Tbc
Brighton Duke of York – 30 Nov
Nottingham Broadway – Tbc Nov

University and Community screenings:
Leeds University – 24 Oct
Nottingham New Art Exchange – 27 Oct
Leicester – Tbc Nov
Anti Festival (Croydon) – 26 Nov
Luton – New Black Film Collective – 25 Nov,
Goldsmiths – 28 Nov
Hub67 Hackney – 29 Nov
Manchester – Tbc Dec 
Glasgow – 3 Dec

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