*The term Pan African is an identification that encompasses the peoples of the African continent and all of the African diaspora, where people of African descent can be found.
2 JGPACA screening programmes this Friday 12/8/16 at Stockwell Community Centre: See Flier link… JGPACA Screenings Flier 2
During 2015/2016 Academic year, seven students based at Central Saint Martins, UAL , took part in a residency to engage and create a response to June Givanni’s Pan African Cinema Archive from an artistic perspective. The work was then showcased in an exhibition below at Central Saint Martins on the 17th and 18th March 2016. Check out some of the photos below from the process and the show. Shanice Martin April 2016
On Saturday 16th April 2016, one of the major museums in Europe based in the Netherlands, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, hosted the opening of new exhibition “The 1980’s: Today’s Beginning?”.
16 JULY – 12 SEPTEMBER 2015, RIVINGTON PLACE, LONDON, UK: Autograph ABP presents a new exhibition to mark the 70th anniversary of The Fifth Pan-African Congress, featuring photographs by John Deakin exhibited for the first time.
Tate Modern series 10 – 25 Aril 2015. Films of Charles Burnett, Billy Woodberry, Julie Dash, Larry Clark, Haile Gerima, Barbara McCullough,Ben Caldwell, Zeinabu Davis and many more, in the presence of some of the visiting UCLA filmmakers of the 1970s and 1980s. http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/eventseries/la-rebellion-creating-new-black-cinema
A great opportunity for those Caribbean or Caribbean diaspora filmmakers with Caribbean projects and seeking Caribbean co-production. See below for details…………. June Givanni The Call for submissions for the Caribbean Film Mart has started. See below links with information about the call and criteria as well as a link to frequently asked questions. I would be happy […]
June Givanni has been collecting materials for the Archive since the 1980s until the present day. It references Pan African cinema that stretches back to the earliest African American pioneers of independent cinema through to the 1980s and 1990s in the Caribbean and the UK, with their significant cultural and artistic movements, that inspired filmmaking in those territories.
The publications catalogued so far are at 400 plus and counting not taking into account duplicates). The collection includes significant journals such as the Black Film Review (USA); and the Black Film Bulletin*(UK); Ecran D’Afriques/African Screens (FEPACI/Italy), and The Black Filmmaker (bfm: UK).
Black Film Bulletin – “The African Cinema Double Issue” Published 1995.
The Black Film Bulletin emerged at the British Film Institute, London in 1993. Founded by editors June Givanni and Gaylene Gould, the magazine was a space for critical commentary around developments in new Black cinema and Pan African Cinema histories.
This collection includes scripts and film dialogue transcripts and project proposals totaling 140 catalogued items so far. These will not be online and will be available for restricted consultation by appointment only after specific individual clearances from the rights holders concerned.
The collection includes significant journals such as the Independent Film Monthly, which represent significant sources of information about black films and filmmakers in the 1980s and 1990s, many of which are no longer available.