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Film – The Colony

Thursday, 30 May, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00

Directed by Philip Donnellan and broadcast on the BBC, The Colony (1964) was filmed in Birmingham, giving a voice to working-class settlers from the Caribbean. A railwayman from Saint Kitts, a bus conductor from Jamaica, a family of singers from Trinidad and a nurse from Barbados articulate their experiences of Britain. With thanks to the BFI National TV Archive.

Please book online or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711. Online booking closes at 5pm on Thursday 30 May 2019.

This event is part of The Migrant Festival which runs from 30 May – 2 June. A four-day festival fusing visual art, music, film and performance. Download the full guide here. 

The Migrant Festival is supported by Arts Council England, Michael Marsh Charitable Trust and The Saintbury Trust.