Films & Documentaries

Africa's Black Star:
The Life of Kwame Nkrumah

Nubian Spirit:
The African Legacy of the Nile Valley

The Lion Mountains:
A journey Through Sierra Leone's History


Margins to Mainstream: The
story of Black Theatre in Britain

Pocahontas Island

Breaking into the Museum

Grove roots

Hidden Herstories

  • Trailer 1
  • Amy Ashwood Garvy (coming soon)
  • Claudia Jones (coming soon)
  • Octavia Hill (coming soon)
  • Jayaben Desai (coming soon)

Britain's Black History

A project researched and produced by 8 young West Londoners and facilitated by Octavia Foundation. All the documentary film training provided by Mendez Media and BlackNine Films, the young people involved created an outstanding documentary which looks at the history of Ladbroke Grove by tracing its evolution since the 1958 race riots to present day.

Winner of the Youth film category at the Portobello Film Festival in the autumn 2009

Grove roots
Trailer 1

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