Marlon Palmer of Kush Films the UK’s longest running and leading exhibitor of black films invites industry guests to discuss the pioneering legacy of UK black film exhibitors and also look at successful black film distribution how to get your film distributed.
Film showing and panel discussion ‘Black Culture and Media Representation in Film and TV’ hosted by Marlon Palmer - Kush Films
Kush Films / Kush Promotions PR and Nu-Urban Image International Pictures has for the last 21 years been at the forefront of consistently marketing and exhibiting black films in the UK. Director Marlon Palmer is known as the UK’s leading Marketing/PR and Film Exhibition/Distribution specialist of urban films. In 1998 he created a job for himself and set out to establish an exhibition and marketing platform for disadvantaged black filmmakers thus the renowned ‘Kush Film Club’ was launched, now known as the Kush Film Boutique.
Oct 26th : BLACK CULTURE AND MEDIA REPRESENTATION IN FILM AND TV
6.30pm: Introduction Marlon Palmer director of Kush Films welcomes audience and introduces the evenings proceedings and starts by presenting Black Slates ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ short music film
6.50pm: Panel discussion starts 7.50pm - Film: Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project
9.30pm: film finish
Panel Discussion: Black Culture Media Representation in Film TV A one hour talk with a special guest panel from the world of TV and film looking at media representation; distribution/commissioning and lack thereof of the black experience.
Guest Panel: Andrew Turner (former Head of Theatrical Sales for 20th Century Fox)
Jimmy Akingbola (Actor Producer/Host of Sorry, I Didn't Know)
Simone Pennant (founder of the TV Collective).
Hosted by Marlon Palmer (founder director of Kush Films)
Thursday 26th Nov: THE LEGACY OF BLACK FILM EXHIBITION IN THE UK
6.30pm: Start of panel discussion
Marlon Palmer director of Kush Films welcomes audience and introduces the evenings proceedings and starts with presenting Black Slate’s short film Young, Gifted and Black.
6.45pm: Panel discussion starts (duration 1 hr) 7.50pm - Film: Black Joy (1hr, 37 mins)
9.30pm: film finish
Panel Discussion: The Legacy of Black Film Exhibition in The UK A one hour talk with a special guest panel of black film exhibitors that opened the doors to UK cinemas and created a legacy of public access to black films on the big screen.
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