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A Short Documentary Film Inspired by the Fifth Pan-African Congress and its Legacies 


Photograph of the site where the Fifth Pan-African Congress was held in October 1945.



Please join us for a short documentary film launch and panel discussion:


5:00-6:30pm on Tuesday 5th October 2021
Manchester Poetry Library at Manchester Metropolitan University
Hosted by Race Equality Activities Planning (REAP) Manchester

Manchester Poetry Library, Manchester Metropolitan University

About this event

The film is inspired by the Fifth Pan-African Congress and its legacies and is made by graduates of University of Salford MA Drama Production and Post-Production students. Focusing on the stories of Kwame Nkrumah, Len Johnson and Amy Ashwood Garvey, the film interweaves archival materials, narrative and original imagery to explore the broader global political, cultural and ​social impacts of Pan-Africanism, Black Liberation and Equal Rights movements, then and now. Incorporating the film’s premiere and a Q&A, the event will be a wonderful celebration of anti-racism and cross-institutional collaboration.

Filmmakers: Danny Haywood, Tsvetozar Clint Ivanov and Sam Wells [also representing fourth filmmaker, Adam Douglas] Event Chairs: Prof Ola Uduku (MMU) and Dr Jade Munslow Ong (Salford)

Venue: Manchester Poetry Library, Manchester Metropolitan University. Accessed via the ground floor of the Grosvenor building (Arts and Humanities) facing All Saints Park, on the corner of Oxford Road and Cavendish Street M15 6BG


Book Here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-fifth-pan-african-congress-1945-and-today-tickets-178558512317

The Race Equality Activities Planning (REAP) is a cross-institutional alliance in Manchester and beyond. The REAP logo features the artwork We Stan’ by artist Aislinn Finnegan (@aislinn.art) Enquiries: Dr Kai Syng Tan kai.syng.tan@mmu.ac.uk









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