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Discover more about the history of Black cinema and representation on film in a series of contextualised collections. 

Black Britain - Before Windrush

Pioneers of African American Cinema

Black Britain - 20th Century Lives

Black Britain - Filmmaking Pioneers

Black Britain - New British Filmmaking

Black Vanguards - Political Cinema

African Classics

British Classics

International Classics

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Before Windrush
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Before Windrush

Precious glimpses and surprising rediscoveries: snapshots of black Britain in the decades before the great postwar migrations.

Black Lives
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Black Lives

Portraits of public and private lives against the shifting social climate of 20th century Britain.

Black British Filmmaking
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Black British Filmmaking

A selection of shorts and features by black writers and directors, from milestones of the 60s and 70s to contemporary hits.

Black Star
Black Star Collection
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Black Star

Our subscription selection celebrating black stardom, focusing on British talents and pioneering performers.

Black British Filmmaking
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Black British Filmmaking

A selection of shorts and features by black writers and directors, from milestones of the 60s and 70s to contemporary hits.

We Are Parable present Who We Are
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We Are Parable present Who We Are

Exploring the artistry behind Black British Film.

Black Star
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Black Star

The UK’s biggest ever celebration of black screen talent, shining a spotlight on the charisma and creativity of trailblazing performers.

Black Britain on Film
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Black Britain on Film

Striking, illuminating and sometimes surprising images of black culture, community and characters, spanning over a century of British film and TV.

Black British Filmmaking
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Black British Filmmaking

A selection of shorts and features by black writers and directors, from milestones of the 60s and 70s to contemporary hits.

Black Lives
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Black Lives

Portraits of public and private lives against the shifting social climate of 20th century Britain.

Black Vanguards
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Black Vanguards

To coincide with the release of MLK/FBI, We Are Parable Co-Founder and Creative Director Anthony Andrews selects a collection of films exploring other Black voices around the Civil Rights era.

Scenes from a Hostile Environment
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Scenes from a Hostile Environment

Ashley Clark explores a ghost canon of Black British protest film.

We Are Parable present Who We Are
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We Are Parable present Who We Are

Exploring the artistry behind Black British Film.