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Second Sight: New Commissions


GSFF 2020 Online

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In association with LUX, the Independent Cinema Office presents four new moving image commissions from artists Ayo Akingbade, B.O.S.S. Collective, Morgan Quaintance and Rehana Zaman. These films are part of the ICO’s 2020 national film tour Second Sight which explores the legacy, methods, aesthetic strategies and histories of the UK Black Film Workshop Movement which developed throughout the 1980s.

Introduced by Onyeka Igwe (B.O.S.S. Collective) and Ayo Akingbade, in conversation with Benjamin Cook (LUX).

At the request of the filmmaker, South is not captioned.

Claudette's Star

Acting as part ode and through a series of interpretations, young artists consider with sheer wonder who is given a voice.


What kind of power is accessible through the discovery of a voice?

Your Ecstatic Self

A conversation unfolding in a car with Sajid, the artist’s brother.

Collective Hum

Exploring the polyphony of collectivity in the desires, motivations and stories that foreground the histories and present(s) of Black British sound.

  • Duration 1h30m
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