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Black Audio Film Collective's Handsworth Songs Screening At Tate Modern

In response to riots across the country, Tate Modern are hosting a free screening of the Black Audio Film Collective's film Handsworth Songs, followed by three members of the collective - John Akomfrah, Lina Gopaul and David Lawson - in conversation with Wire contributor Kodwo Eshun.

Handsworth Songs was released in 1986 as a cultural response to social unrest in Birmingham and London in October 1985, looking at the way events unfolded, the two deaths (that of elderly black woman Joy Gardner and white policeman Keith Blakelock), and the subsequent media reaction. London Tate Modern, 26 August, 7pm, free.