The Uprising - Film Screening (Glasgow)

The Uprising
Sat 30 Nov 2019 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G2 3JD

Doors open 7:30pm for a prompt start 8.00pm

Screening of the documentary "The Uprising" (1h 33m) and Q&A with filmmaker Pravini Baboeram and Arzu Merali (head of research at IHRC).

Pravini says:

"This film tells the story I was looking for but couldn’t find. Countless films have been made that touch on issues related to racism. But very few of them actually address the link with the colonial past and the common challenges different communities of color face. And none of the films I encountered focus on the European context and current struggles of people of color."

The Uprising zooms in on collective challenges of communities of color. In 9 self-written songs Pravini connects the fight against Blackface, the struggle for the recognition of colonial crimes that the Netherlands has committed in Indonesia, the fight for the liberation of Palestine and the struggle in the political field for an inclusive society. “The Uprising” offers a unique view of the resistance against racism in Europe through the eyes of people of color.

More information: https://www.pravinimusic.com/

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Admission free. Prior registration is strongly recommended.

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In accordance with CCA rules, please note that under 18s are not allowed in the Saramago Cafe after 8pm and must leave the building by 10pm. Children over 12 may attend the screening if accompanied by an adult, provided they remain in the cinema itself and leave by 10pm.

Screening hosted by SACC and IHRC