6:30 - 8pm, Monday 13th Feb
Screening + Q&A
Creative Directions Series: Three Short Films with Akinola Davies Jr
The second event in the Creative Directions series welcomes Akinola Davies Jr. to speak about his multi-disciplined practice from its origins to the ways it takes shape today. Working across narrative filmmaking through to fashion films and music videos, his moving image work tests the strengths of storytelling to communicate aspects of community, race and identity in both artistic and commercial contexts.
Weaving in and around three short films, he will speak about filmmaking techniques, his approach to directing and how he navigates the creative industry today.
Akinola Davies Jr. is a BAFTA--nominated and Sundance award-winning filmmaker and visual artist. His work spans nations to explore themes of community, race, spirituality, identity and gender, telling stories that bridge the gap between traditional and millennial communities.
Bloomsbury 36 Bedford Sq, WC1B 3ES