Maureen Blackwood & Isaac Julien – The Passion of Remembrance (1986)

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The first film by Sankofa Film and Video, THE PASSION OF REMEMBRANCE has gained classic status as a representation of the totality and diversity of Black experience. Within a dramatic framework the film gives a mosaic impression of the different dimensions of Black experience lived and imagined by a generation of filmmakers in the UK. As beautiful as it is eloquent, THE PASSION OF REMEMBRANCE is critical viewing for those interested in race, gender, history and cinema studies.

“Really radical filmmaking…the filmmakers intend to raise the intelligence and consciousness of their audience.” Armond White – Film Comment Continue reading