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FAMILY LINES PROJECT

Ufuoma Essi
All That You Can’t Leave Behind

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the fourth of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: All That You Can’t Leave Behind by Ufuoma Essi (2019). Selected by Éireann and I, All That You Can’t Leave Behind is an experimental film that works with appropriated video […]

A photograph of two black people crouched down with their arms stretched out and hands placed on the other person's shoulders.
Onyeka Igwe
The names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the third of the Screenings of Art from the African Diaspora, part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES: The names have changed, including my own and truths have been altered by Onyeka Igwe (2019). Selected by Éireann and I, The names have changed, including my own and truths […]

A black and white photograph of a black man lying down with a hand on his bare chest and a hand palm up placed on the pillow beside his head.
Black Audio Film Collective
Twilight City

The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present the second of the screenings of Art from the African Diaspora as part of Alice Rekab’s multi-platform project FAMILY LINES, Black Audio Film Collective’s film Twilight City (1989). This seminal film uses a fictional letter from a woman to her mother considering a return to London, to create a framework for […]

A black and white photograph with a man on the left, a woman in the centre and another woman on the right. All figures are looking into the camera.
Martina Attille
Dreaming Rivers

Dreaming Rivers (1988) is a film written and directed by Martina Attille for Sankofa Film & Video. In this allegorical work, actor Corinne Skinner Carter performs the role of Ms T, a black Caribbean woman in transition. Her children Daughter (Angela Wynter), Sister (Nimmy March) and Sonny (Roderick Hart) sit at her bedside and attend to […]