Portsmouth Film Society presents its second Black History Month Festival film, The Hard Stop, screening on October 12th.
Screened at the university’s Eldon Building, The Hard Stop (2015) continues Portsmouth Film Society’s Black History Month Festival. The festival, supported by the University of Portsmouth Multicultural Staff Forum and Student Union, showcases the work of three black filmmakers throughout October.
The Hard Stop is a charged and emotional journey disclosing the story behind Britain’s most violent riots in recent history. The hard-hitting title of the documentary makes reference to the police procedure used against Mark Duggan. In this observational documentary, the director George Amponsah, examines the wider implications of the riots and parallels with civil rights and Black Lives Matter in America.
Tickets can be purchased prior to the event on the website or at the Screening Room EW 1.10, Eldon Building.
Final Black History Month screening of Pressure (1976) on October 19th.
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