Totterdown’s Old Picture House hosts this multimedia event co-ordinated by veteran poet and activist on violence against women Gill Hague (pictured above, left, with Nazand Begikhani). The film component comprises a selection of short films and poems by the late Maya Angelou. There’s also poetry about women in Uganda, India, Greece from Gill; poetry by video about women in the Middle East and Iraqi Kurdistan, by renowned Kurdish poet Nazand Begikhani; and poetry by local poet Rachel Bentham. All this plus Native American flute by Dave Merrick. The event is in aid of TreeSisters and Uganda’s Mifumi (domestic violence project). Go here for further information and email Dave at email@example.com for tickets, price £10/£8.
This event has been postponed due to storm damage to the Old Picture House. Contact Dave for further information.