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As well as all these films, our programme includes filmmaker panels.

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Venue: Close Up Film Centre, 97 Sclater Street, London E1 6HR

Origin FLYER Square

Friday 29th November 2019


Festival Launch Event


Theme: Future-In The Inner Self    6.30pm – 8.00pm

S.O.U.L Of A Black Woman, dir RCL Graham

The Poetic And The Visual, dir Camille DeBose

As Above, dir Sewra G Kidane

Epigenetics, dir Diahnna Baxter


8.00pm Filmmaker Interview with RCL Graham


8.15 Panel Discussion Black Out In The British Frame: black women's media representations come under scrutiny.

Panellists: Lekia Lee (founder of Project Embrace), Shonay Shote (founder of A Black Actress), Candace Skelton (Academic) and Myvanwy Evans (founder of Louder Than Words)


8.50-9.00 Close



Buy Tickets: Women Of The Lens Launch



Other Ticket Types Available are...

Festival Discovery - Friday 29th and Saturday 30th Nov

Festival All-Dayer - Saturday 30th Nov Only




Image Credit: S.O.U.L Of A Woman dir, RCL Graham









Saturday 30th November 2019


Theme: From The Mouths Of Babes - 3.00pm to 3.33pm

Dolly, dir Tosin Lepe

Gidi High Life, dir Teniola King

Renee, dir Demetrius Barry

Voguing To Dancehall, dir Daryl Dyer

Buy Tickets: From The Mouths Of Babes


Filmmaker Q&A


Theme: Movement Of Identity - 4.00pm to 4.55pm

Paola Y Lucia, dir Oluwaseun Babalola

Humans Of Britain, dir Ruby Blake

Like In My Shoe, dir Wimana Beatrice

Buy Tickets: Movement Of Identity


Theme: The Heritage Of Fabric - 5.10pm to 6.50pm

Wax Print, dir Aiwan Obinyan

Buy Tickets: The Heritage Of Fabric


Filmmaker Q&A


Theme: Well-Full-Ness - 7.20pm to 7.55pm

We Are An Untold Story, Srikrupa Raghunathan

The FAT Feeling, Taliaa Darling

Buy Tickets: Well-Full-Ness


Theme: Inner Drama - 8.00pm to 8.40pm

Hear My Pain, dir Victoria Renee Bell

Peak, dir Lucy Rose Wilson Green

Hatima, dir Oluwaseun Osibowale

Team Marilyn, dir LaToya Morgan

Buy Tickets: Inner Drama


8.40pm to 9.00 Filmmaker Q&A and Close






Women Of The Lens Film Festival Laurel Leaf