We will show three short films for David Oluwale, followed by a Q&A with the directors.
Wandering Abroad (director Corinne Silva, 10 mins). This film uses the River Aire as the setting for interviews with Arthur France MBE (who organised the 1971 protests at David’s killing), Abiye Hector-Goma (Nigeria Community Leeds) and David’s friend Gabriel Adams. Commissioned by Leeds City Art Gallery.
We Are All Migrants (director Rowenna Baldwin, 25 mins), which tells David’s story and includes King David Oluwale and his Migrant Masqueraders at Leeds carnival in 2017. See the trailer here https://vimeo.com/313062504 Commissioned by Harrison Bundey Mama Dread Masqueraders carnival troupe.
Empathy (dir Harry Sullivan), with Ogun Arts poets performing live at the screening their thoughts on David Oluwale; 3 mins).
There will be a Q&A with the directors after the screening.
This is a “pay as you feel” event (please make a donation if you can) but you must book a ticket so we don’t overfill the venue.