Free, booking essential
Indi Deol, Director Aidem Digital & DESIblitz, introduces a new documentary, From Africa to Britain, recounting personal stories of those who made new lives in Birmingham and the Black Country. These personal accounts reflect on themes of loss, discovery, courage, and often success, broadly highlighting the contribution of the South Asian community on the economic and cultural diversity of the region.
Significant changes in the Commonwealth Act and key shifts in global politics during the late fifties, sixties and seventies impacted hugely on migrants already resident in the UK, as well those wanting to move here. Many South Asian’s sought new homes in Britain, compelled to relocate after political events in Africa.
6 – 7pm – Drinks reception in York’s Cafe.
7 – 8.30pm – Film screening in the Events Room
This project was made possible thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Please book online or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711. Online booking closes at 5pm on Wednesday 30 October 2019.