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Flight of the Swan

UK, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Ngozi Onwurah

Has there ever been a 'black swan'? A young Nigerian dancer feels the chill of the English ballet establishment. Slowly she realises she must dance with her African spirit and not against it.

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The Body Beautiful

UK, 1990
The extraordinary biographical details (aged and ill white mother/ young black daughter retired from a modelling career) seem the stuff that only fiction could contrive; instead they build a revealin… More »

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