Programme

SOUTH SOCIAL FILM FESTIVAL caters for those who crave independent films, music, food and debate. We dedicate every event to a different country creating a platform which celebrates diversity through art, cinema, world music and food.

SOUTH SOCIAL CELEBRATES SPAIN

8th June 6.00pm-10.30pm
Moving Pictures Cinema @MercatoMetropolitano      
We are delighted to be returning to Moving Pictures Cinema in June to celebrate Spain. We will celebrate a country of rich culture through a film screening, flamenco dancing, tapas and discussion. Our screening is ’Carmen y Lola’ from talented filmmaker, Arantxa Echevarria. The film explores genres and genders as it highlights the issues faced by the LGBTQ community in modern society.

Flow of the event:
18:00

Opening with food and drinks

19:00

Introduction to the festival
Flamenco performance

19:30

Screening of ’Carmen Y Lola’ by Arantxa Echevarria

21:30

Panel discussion of the film

Previous programmes

SOUTH SOCIAL CELEBRATES JAPAN

6 April, Moving Pictures Cinema, Mercato Metropolitano, Newington Causeway, SE1 6DR
On April 6 we celebrated Japan at a new venue, Mercato Metropolitano. The evening was filled with a range of content which was well received by our very active audience who participated in all of our activities:

18:00
Sake taster by Yutaka
Dinner by Katsuma

19:00
Festival introduction
Music with MIOU

19:30
Screening of Close Knit by Naoko Ogigami

21:30
Panel discussion with Japanese experts, Irene Gonzales-Lopez (Kingston University) and Griseldis Kirsch (SOAS).

SOUTH SOCIAL CELEBRATES BLACK CULTURE

2-3 February TheatrePeckham Peckham
On February 2-3, we celebrated Black Culture at Theatre Peckham, our biggest event to date. The different voices, the diverse content and the enthusiasm with which  everyone engaged in our programme was heartwarming. Here’s a short summary of what happened:
22 Filmmakers in 2 days
2 Concerts
1 Dance performance
1 Book presentation
1 Debate
2 Food stalls
5 Craft stalls
With the success of Black Culture 2019, we would like to go ahead with the second edition of Black Culture 2020, to celebrate more diverse culture, films, food and music.
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