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Coffee Coloured Children


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Coffee Coloured Children 1988

15 mins United Kingdom Director. Ngozi Onwurah

An intimate experimental monologue about the trauma of racial harassment and self-hate that accompanies growing up mixed-race, this short film examines the complexity of Britain's racial 'melting pot'. Performance art based in rituals of water and fire explores the psychological journey of trying to assimilate to and overcome the unachievable standard of whiteness.

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Directed by

Ngozi Onwurah


Madge Onwurah

Annette Mckay

Michael Mckay

Haley Mckay




Racism 1970s Afro-Caribbean community in Great Britain Mixed-race children


The Female Gaze Black British Filmmaking




United Kingdom

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