A Windrush Celebration showcase curated by Lynette Linton and produced by Black Apron Entertainment in association with The Royal Court Theatre and Christopher Haydon.
7 short films written, directed and performed by industry professionals of Caribbean and West Indian heritage. The films were inspired by the theme of the Windrush and the impact and influence of Caribbean and West Indian settlers in Britain.
Conversations With Grandad by Jamael Westman
Actor and Writer Jamael Westman shares an intimate account of his Grandad’s journey from Jamaica to the ‘Mother Country’.
A Place For You And Me by Lynette Linton
Lynette Linton’s short film delivers a hard hit, with an effortless multi-roled performance from award winning actor Malachi Kirby. One family’s Windrush story, served over three generations.
Paved With Gold by Shereen Jasmin Phillips
Shereen Jasmin Phillips’ accurate depiction of the vital role that music played in creating a ‘home away from home’ within the Black British community.
Cecil by Rikki Beadle Blair
Rikki Beadle Blair’s passion-filled short film, CECIL, gives a detailed and loving account of life for young Caribbean settlers in Britain.
Dominoes For Beginners by Roy Williams
Roy Williams’ short film DOMINOES FOR BEGINNERS puts special focus on the recreational activity of Dominoes in the Caribbean community. A simple game with significant consequences.
Carmen by Natasha Gordon
In response to the recent Windrush scandal, Natasha Gordon’s powerful short film CARMEN addresses its impact and highlights the contribution of the Windrush Generation to Britain.
The Collector by Winsome Pinnock
Winsome Pinnock’s exploration of nostalgia and sentiment is brilliantly woven in this delicate short film that references a number of iconic memorabilia.