African Odysseys


 The British Film Institute (BFI) Southbank has been showcasing four inspirational films made by African people since December 2014 and this will end in March 2015. The African Odysseys is a new initiative to promote films by and about the people of Africa, from archive classics to new cinema. Each of these films contain educative messages that everyone can learn from. These are movies featuring black people from across the globe. I was at the screening of one of these movies, Invasion 1897 last Sunday (the 7th of February, 2015). I will be posting a review of this film soon.


“I wish we had such a programme here in the states”

                                                           TIM REID

 (Actor and Director, Legacy Media Institute)








The Trailers of the 4  Films

1. Destination: Planet Negro! (USA)

2. Home Again (Jamaica)

3. Invasion 1897 (Nigeria)

4. 50 Years of Struggle  (General)


A rich programme of archive film and discussion based on the fight against racism.I was unable to find a video for this film. Screening on Saturday, 14th of March 2015 – 2:00pm,  Click here,to purchase your ticket. 

 Click here to find out more about 50 years of Struggle,the movie


About the Author


Ada Uzoije is a fiction novelist, specialising in crimes, psychological thrillers and paranormal stories. Ada is also a publishing manager, film editor and a passionate film reviewer.




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