SOUTH SOCIAL CELEBRATES BLACK CULTURE

2-3 February 2018 Theatre Peckham 221 Havil Street SE5 7SD
Next year, on February 2-3, SOUTH SOCIAL CELEBRATES BLACK CULTURE will launch a 2 day festival in which all the main cultural associations in South London will gather and get a showcase of screenings, workshop, exhibit, music, dance, debates, cuisine and more all around the theme of BLACK CULTURE.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

We are looking for exciting and innovative short and mid-length films, both fiction and documentary, that celebrate BLACK CULTURE both in Peckham and in South London specifically but also in London and the UK generally. We are only able to accept projects filmed in English languages or with English language subtitles.SUBMIT YOUR FILM

PAST EVENTS

GIRLS MAKE FILMS @ TATE EXCHANGE 

SOUTH SOCIAL GOES TATE
17 November 2018 12-6pm Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, Bankside, 9TG
GIRLS MAKE FILMS was a showreel made out of best shorts made by women filmmaker in Southwark presented in The Great Southwark Showcase by Community Southwark. 

Main topics included gentrification, regeneration, diversity and creativity. 

IDA by Paweł Pawlikowski

SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS POLAND
20 October 2018 7pm Theatre Peckham 221 Havil Street SE5 7SD
From the acclaimed director, Paweł Pawlikowski, who recently won Best Director prize at Cannes Film Festival, for Cold War, in cinemas now.  We pay tribute to Poland, on Saturday 20th of October at TheatrePeckham, screening the film IDA, a mesmerising gem by the same director, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2015. Get ready for our first ever event dedicated entirely to Poland, during which you will be drawn to the poetry and intensity of this unique film, as well as immersing yourself into the jazzy feel of an international band and the delicacy of Polish cuisine. 

OF SKIN AND MEN (L’AMOUR DES HOMMES) by Mehdi Ben Attia

SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS TUNISIA 
22 September 2018
6.30pm
Theatre Peckham 221 Havil Street SE5 7SD
One of the most intriguing areas in North Africa is the Maghreb. It includes 3 countries: Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. The beauty of the landscape, the incredible heritage of the cities and of the population, makes it the perfect background for a riveting cinema experience.

On Saturday 22nd September we are going to focus on TUNISIA, one of the first African countries to produce cinema in the 20s and also to win the Palme d’or in Cannes in 2013 with ’Blue is the warmest colour’ by Abdellatif Kechich. Join us at Theatre Peckham for our screening of OF SKIN AND MEN (L’AMOUR DES HOMMES) by Mehdi Ben Attia. The screening will be followed by debate and a live concert. As usual we will be serving regional cuisine prior to the show.

AMALIA – THE SECRETARY BY ANDRÉS BURGOS

SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS LATIN AMERICA
30 June 2018
6pm
Elephant Park, 1 St Gabriel Walk, London SE1 6FA
SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS COLOMBIA presents the UK premiere of AMALIA THE SECRETARY. The film follows Amalia who lives a monotonous simple life until she meets Lazaro, a maintenance guy. His tendency to chaos awakens unexpected feelings in her, so she will create a mayhem of her own with the only purpose of having him around.

WILD TALES BY Damián Szifron

SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS LATIN AMERICA
29 June 2018
6pm
Elephant Park, 1 St Gabriel Walk, London SE1 6FA
The classic 2014 Argentine-Spanish black comedy anthology film composed of six standalone shorts, all written and directed by Damián Szifron, and united by a common theme of violence and vengeance.

The film received considerable acclaim, particularly in South America, as well as the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2015 and the Palme d’Or at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

GOING WEST by H.M. Dahlsbakken

SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS NORWAY
21 April 2018
6pm
Theatre Peckham 221 Havil Street SE5 7SD
En route to Norway! SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS NORWAY presents GOING WEST by H.M. Dahlsbakken. A dramedy based on a son taking his estranged transgender father on a road trip to the west coast of Norway. Going West is a warm and touching story about life, loss and love. The director, when was only 21, won best short film with “The Devil’s Ballroom”. 

DJAM by Tony Gatlif

SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS GREECE

3 February 2018
6.30pm
Theatre Peckham 221 Havil Street SE5 7SD

We celebrate GREECE with a special preview of DJAM (97’) DJAM is a road movie that will take you from the beautiful Aegean islands to Istanbul with a charming protagonist, DAPHNE PATAKIA, sent on a mission by her father to save the family from bankruptcy. DJAM puts a fresh, compassionate, left-field spin on Southern Europe’s current financial woes and migrant worries. Master director TONY GATLIF, of Algerian and gypsy descent has won more than 20 different awards in his long career. He has dedicated most of his movies to music, gypsies, migrants and underdogs.
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