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Sister Shack presents:

Are You Proud with short Still We Thrive

A Pride Week event

Dir: Ashley Joiner,, 2019, UK, 95 mins / Dir: Campbell X, 2021, UK, 7 mins

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Tue 16 July // 19:00 / Cinema

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‘Our Pride’ is an alternative LGBTQIA+ events programme by Sister Shack CIC.

Join Sister Shack at the Star and Shadow for a film short screening, Still We Thrive, and a main feature, Are You Proud.  Doors open at 6.30 pm - Film screening starts 7.00 pm

Speaking to the lion and the joy that lives inside every Black person, Still We Thrive is a film about resilience and self-care in the face of global anti-blackness. Using a blend of archival footage and pieces to camera; from different times and geographical locations, Still We Thrive is a counterpoint to the traumatic and painful imagery which has dominated screens in recent time.

Combining rare archive footage with interviews from leading campaigners, Are You Proud? charts the LGBTQ+ movements momentous journey charting the joys and divisions toward equality. Celebrating the community’s greatest achievements, the film calls attention to the fights both past and present while asking tough questions about the future.