Distribution

Claudette's Star (New Commissions)

Dir: Ayo Akingbade

UK

2019

6 mins

U

Part of: Second Sight

Play Dates

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  • London
  • Scotland
  • North

Barbican Centre

18/02/2020

- 18/02/2020

City of London,

London

Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)

19/03/2020

- 19/03/2020

((Glasgow Film Festival))

Glasgow

Eden Court Theatre

15/04/2020

- 15/04/2020

HOME

19/05/2020

- 19/05/2020

Manchester

Hyde Park Picture House

07/04/2020

- 07/04/2020

Leeds

Tyneside Cinema

07/05/2020

- 07/05/2020

Newcastle upon Tyne

Barbican Centre

18/02/2020

- 18/02/2020

City of London,

London

Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA)

19/03/2020

- 19/03/2020

((Glasgow Film Festival))

Glasgow

Eden Court Theatre

15/04/2020

- 15/04/2020

HOME

19/05/2020

- 19/05/2020

Manchester

Hyde Park Picture House

07/04/2020

- 07/04/2020

Leeds

Tyneside Cinema

07/05/2020

- 07/05/2020

Newcastle upon Tyne

Claudette’s Star is one of four New Commissions in the ICO’s 2020 national film tour, Second Sight. 

Acting as part ode and through a series of interpretations, Claudette’s Star depicts young artists considering with sheer wonder who is given a voice. Directed, produced and edited by Ayo Akingbade.

About the Second Sight New Commissions

In association with LUX, the ICO presents four new moving image commissions from artists Ayo Akingbade, B.O.S.S. Collective, Morgan Quaintance and Rehana Zaman. These films are part of the ICO’s 2020 national film tour Second Sight which explores the legacy, methods, aesthetic strategies and histories of the UK Black Film Workshop Movement which developed throughout the 1980s. The films are bookable as a 73 minute programme or individually.

Read about the tour

About the artist

Ayo Akingbade is a British Nigerian artist and filmmaker based in London who has produced a number of acclaimed artist films exploring the contemporary Black experience in London particularly in relation to housing. Her film Tower XYZ (2016) received a Special Mention Award at International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and won the inaugural Sonja Savić Award at Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade. Akingbade has since produced five new films including Street 66 (2018) which premiered at International Film Festival Rotterdam and A is for Artist (2018), which premiered in the Experimenta strand at the BFI London Film Festival. She is an alumnus of Sundance Ignite and New Contemporaries.
ayoakingbade.com

Play Dates

Booking Information

Telephone:
0207 636 7120

Email:
bookings@independentcinemaoffice.org.uk

Available Formats

DCP (available with audio description / HoH subtitles)

Distributor

Independent Cinema Office (ICO)

Terms

35%/£100 (cost for entire Second Sight: New Commissions programme) plus transport. Contact us to enquire about booking this film individually.

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