These Birds Walk & Ghosts of Sugarland screening + director Q&A with Bassam Tariq
Other Cinemas are delighted to be joined by Bassam Tariq supported by the Brent 2020, Culture Fund. Bassam directs Mogul Mowgli the upcoming film starring Brent's own Riz Ahmed,
We will be live screening two of his multi-award winning documentaries, These Birds Walk and Ghosts of Sugar Land. The screening will be followed by a discussion between Bassam and Nausheen Dadabhoy, a Pakistani-American cinematographer from California.
The films will be live streamed at 8pm BST with the discussion taking place at just after 9.30pm.
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These Birds Walk (2013) - 71 minutes
A poor runaway boy and a reluctant ambulance driver in Karachi. Their two lives come together through a dying humanitarian upon whom so much of their daily lives depend.
Ghosts of Sugar Land (2020) - 21 minutes
A group of friends in Texas attempt to reconcile the disappearance of a close friend, and live with the consequences of his actions.
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Other Cinemas 2020 is a programme of film screenings and events that showcases the works of filmmakers of colour.
In 2020, Other Cinemas will celebrate the diversity of Brent through a different kind of cinema that speaks to local communities and cultures. To celebrate the diversity of Brent, Other Cinemas will host events that interrogate the different issues that communities of colour face and provide a platform for discussion and learning. Many of the events will include director Q&As, giving the audience an opportunity to probe the filmmaker about the story behind the film.