Being Blacker + Director Q&A

Being Blacker + Director Q&A
Cinema

As the final whistle blows on the Herne Hill Free Film Festival, you’ll find us at The Railway, revving up for a bonanza night! Our powerful closing film about local Jamaican reggae hero Blacker Dread is introduced by its acclaimed director Molly Dineen, who will also show clips from her student film, Sound Business, featuring a youthful Blacker, 40 years earlier. After the screening, when you’ll be wanting to remain immersed in the warm world of Blacker and friends, you’ll be able to do just that – all film-goers are invited to our wrap party at the Railway’s sensational reggae, ska, funk, soul and 50s R&B night, with DJs from Venture FM. Being Blacker, Molly Dineen’s come-back film after a 10-year absence, is an intimate portrait of Brixton’s own reggae producer, businessman, father, son and community pillar, Blacker Dread. The film opens with his mother’s funeral, the horse-drawn cortege parading through streets that local residents will know well. Molly’s coverage of that day evo

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