For Women History Month, Black History Studies presents the South London Premiere screening of ‘Madame C.J. Walker’s Two Dollars and a Dream’ by Stanley Nelson
A documentary which focuses on Madame C.J. Walker, a Black woman who, in 1910, made a small investment in a company specialising in Black hair and skin care products and realised a dream that made her one of America’s first self-made millionairess. The program also documents the life of her daughter, A’Lelia Walker, Black America’s patron of the Harlem Renaissance. Included are interviews with the Walkers’ friends and coworkers and a collection of stills, film, and music from the period.
THIS FILM SCREENING IS NOT TO BE MISSED!!
There will be a post film discussion with female entrepreneurs from the UK Black Haircare industry.
This event will take place on SATURDAY 7TH MARCH 2020 from 12.00pm to 3.00pm.
Doors open at 12.00pm. Film starts at 12.30pm.
The event will be held at Upstairs at the Ritzy, Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, London, SW2 1JG. The nearest Tube station is Brixton (2 min walk Victoria Line). The nearest train station is Brixton Railway Station (5-minute walk).The following bus routes run close to the cinema: 2, 3, 35, 45, 109, 118, 133, 159, 196, 250, 322, 345, 355, P4, P5, N2, N3, N35, N37, N109.
Admission is £8.00 per person.
Please book your ticket(s) here https://www.picturehouses.com/movie-details/004/HO00010590/black-history-studies-two-dollars-and-a-dream?date=2020-03-07
(Please note, photographs will be taken at this event and may be used for promotional purposes).