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Still: Daddy's Little Girls

The BFM International Film Festival

7 Sep 200713 Sep 2007

The BIFF is a unique platform for black film-makers to display their talent, an exciting exhibition of films that reflect the cultural experience of the UK's black communities but are rarely seen on the big screen. This year BIFF has classics, shorts, music videos, animation, documentaries, comedies and more, many of which haven't been seen in the UK before.

  • Still: Lumo

    Lumo + Asylum

    7 Sep 2007

    A young woman, raped in war-torn Congo and abandoned by her family and fiance, finds help and hope in a women's hospital.

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  • Still: Diaspora Diaries

    Diaspora Diaries

    7 Sep 2007

    Screening and Q&A: members of African communities in London tell their stories.

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  • Still: Daddy's Little Girls

    Daddy's Little Girls

    7 Sep 20079 Sep 2007

    Director Tyler Perry, "the black man's Frank Capra", bring us the tale of a father struggling to win custody of his children.

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  • Still: Almost Adult

    Almost Adult

    8 Sep 2007

    Powerful tale of two young women who arrive in the UK from Congo and Kenya and find their troubles are just beginning.

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  • Still: I'm Through with White Girls

    I'm Through with White Girls

    8 Sep 2007

    Jay Brooks digs indie rock, graphic novels and dates white chicks, but he's about to start "operation Brown Sugar"...

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  • Still: Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

    Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

    8 Sep 2007

    Critically acclaimed and profoundly inspiring documentary following a group of musicians who form a band while in a refugee camp.

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  • Are You the Next Hype Williams?

    8 Sep 2007

    The BIFF's live music-video competition, with a selection work from some of the best young promo directors.

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  • Still: Noel: The Samba Poet

    Noel: The Samba Poet

    9 Sep 2007

    A biopic of Rio legend Noel Rosa, the greatest and best-loved samba composer of his time.

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  • Still: Zanzibar Soccer Queens

    Zanzibar Soccer Queens

    9 Sep 2007

    A provocative and timely portrait of Women Fighters, a team of Zanzibari women playing soccer.

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  • Still: Son of Man

    Son of Man + The Preacher

    9 Sep 2007

    The story of the Gospels retold as a tale of corruption and redemption in contemporary Africa.

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  • Still: Sister's Keeper

    Sister's Keeper

    10 Sep 2007

    An assassin is welcomed into the family home by his target, mistaken for a long-lost brother...

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  • Still: A Goat's Tail

    A Goat's Tail

    10 Sep 2007

    Kojo, a young taxi driver from Ghana, comes to England filled with dreams, but soon finds that the reality is very different.

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  • Still: Pick Up the Mic

    Pick Up the Mic

    10 Sep 2007

    A startling, fast-paced documentary on the world of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered hip hop.

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  • Image: 761st

    761st

    11 Sep 2007

    Documenting the 761st battalion - the first African-American armoured unit to enter combat in World War II.

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  • Still: Blackout

    Blackout

    11 Sep 2007

    Set in the New York blackout of summer 2003, this film explores how everyday joys and struggles can be magnified during emergencies.

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  • Still: Darfur Diaries: Message From Home

    Darfur Diaries: Message From Home

    12 Sep 2007

    A startling, groundbreaking documentary gives us a chance to hear from those who live in the region.

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  • Still: Like An Ambassador of His People

    Like An Ambassador of His People

    12 Sep 2007

    Taking Hip-Hop back to its roots, this fresh, powerful documentary looks at the scene in Senegal.

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  • Still: The Hip Hop Project

    The Hip Hop Project

    12 Sep 2007

    A compelling documentary about Chris 'Kazi' Rolle, a once-homeless teenager who now works with young, at-risk New Yorkers.

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  • Still: Charged

    Little Boy Blue shorts

    13 Sep 2007

    Four shorts depicting life for young black men and boys in the UK.

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  • Still: Rape For Who I Am

    Rape For Who I Am

    13 Sep 2007

    A screening and director Q&A, looking at the experiences of lesbian women terrorised in South Africa.

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  • Still: Deadmeat

    Deadmeat

    13 Sep 2007

    A non-stop-tension tale of gangland killings, terrorism, suspense, intrigue and personal triumphs.

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  • Still: Rent-A-Rasta

    Rent-A-Rasta

    13 Sep 2007

    An investigation of the sex tourism industry in Jamaica, where white women pay for young black men.

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