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Year: 1976 
Running Time:
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy) 
Certificate: BBFC 15 Cert – Not suitable for under 15s 
Subtitles: This film is not expected to be subtitled, though this cannot be guaranteed. 
Directed by Horace Ové 
Starring: Herbert Norville, Oscar James, Frank Singuineau  

In this special event for history students, comes a blast from the past.

First shown 40 years ago, this was the first British feature film by a black director, Trinidadian Horace Ove.

Tony Walsh (Herbert Norville) has just left school and is trying to navigate his way through racism in 1970s England.

Initially banned from release for two years by the critics, this is truly a piece of cinematic history.

Gail Marshall

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Screenings of this film:

2018/2019 Spring Term (16mm)