Dir. Horace Ové • 1976 • UK • Drama • 128 mins • Cert 15
Celebrate Black History Month with our screening of Britain’s first black film.
Set in 70s London, Pressure tells the story of Tony, a bright school-leaver and son of West Indian immigrants, who finds himself torn between his parents’ church-going conformity and his brother’s Black Power militancy.
A vivid account of the cultural tensions between the Windrush generation and their children, now native to Britain, Pressure is powered by raw, authentic performances and political bite.
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