Thanks to everyone who come to our screening of Sweet Sugar Rage last night.
For those of you who missed it, you will be glad we recorded Dr Gail Lewis’ response to the film, which is featured below for your listening pleasure.
In the audio Gail reflects on the impact of Sistren’s visit to the Brixton Black Women’s Group in the 1980s, exploring how the feminist work translated across borders within the context of a Black feminist movement rooted in anti-imperialist and internationalist politics.
Gail also uses the conversation to reflect on how the cultural memory of the Black Women’s movement in the UK has been transmitted, and how this has shaped the politics of knowledge production within contemporary feminism more widely.
Our final screening is on Sunday at 1pm. We are showing the Iranian film Facing Mirrors, get your tickets here.
We are delighted that Elhum Shakerifar will join us to discuss the film.