Britishness – Eelyn Lee Film & Panel
Sun, 20 October 12:00pm
A creative documentary that sees filmmaker Eelyn Lee and a group of young writers from Sheffield go on a quest to find out the meaning of Britishness. The film explores issues of identity, race and belonging through poetry, interviews and discussions with Magid Magid, during his tenure as Lord Major of Sheffield, writer Désirée Reynolds and Sheffield’s Poet Laureate Otis Mensah amongst others.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Eelyn Lee, Désirée Reynolds, Magid Magid, Otis Mensah and some of the young writers.
Suitable for 14+
A Football Unites, Racism Divides film commission
Partners include Hive South Yorkshire
In association with University of Sheffield Students’ Union BME Students’ Committee