Film Screening and Conversation: Bidisha and Taban Yasin Othman

Image Credit: Bidisha An Impossible Poison (2017) Film still

Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX

0117 9292266
admin@spikeisland.org.uk
0117
9292266

Thursday 17 May 2018
6-8pm
Admission Fee: £5, £3 concessions
Booking recommended
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Following the screening, Bidisha and Taban Othman will discuss their experiences of making films, the challenges faced by women of colour in the film industry, identity, gender and more. The event is introduced by Sian Norris, Spike Island's former writer in residence.

Bidisha is a journalist, filmmaker and broadcaster for BBC radio, BBC TV and SKY. She is a Trustee of the Booker Prize Foundation and writes regularly for The Guardian and the Times Literary Supplement. Her fifth book is Asylum and Exile: Hidden Voices (2015) and her debut short film is An Impossible Poison (2017).

Taban Yasin Othman is an experimental film maker.

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