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Coffee Coloured Children

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Coffee Coloured Children

Experimental monologue about the trauma of racial harassment and self-hate that accompanies growing up mixed-race in Britain.

Biopic 1988 17 mins

Overview

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.