Black Britain: Dark Matter

This sci-fi art documentary looks at the unseen presence of black women in science while channelling the spirit of Vera Rubin, the woman who discovered Dark Matter. Directed by Adeyemi Michael.

One woman's journey from arranged marriage in 80s India to life on a London council estate

Thu 11 Apr, 12.10am | 12 mins

Random Acts: Defiance (3)

British Asian stories with an ode to the unsung local hero - the cornershop boss

Wed 10 Apr, 12.10am | 3 mins

Random Acts: Defiance (2)

Featuring Zayn Malik - a music track by Riz Ahmed's rap group Swet Shop Boys

Tue 9 Apr, 12.10am | 3 mins

Random Acts: Defiance

UNCLE migrates to London, but is it the land of opportunity that he was promised?

First shown: Tue 31 Oct 2023 | 6 mins

UNCLE: A Traditional African-British Folktale

Turned down for work, an 80s disabled job-seeker dreams of a better world

First shown: Wed 23 Nov 2022 | 5 mins

(Un)fit to Work

A striking modern fable of two women, disability, personal freedom and power

First shown: Wed 16 Nov 2022 | 5 mins

Whose Voice Is It Anyway

A family navigates the continued bloody legacy of the global slave trade

First shown: Thu 28 Oct 2021 | 7 mins

Bruce

Ivan Michael Blackstock's film explores the Black mental health experience

First shown: Wed 27 Oct 2021 | 6 mins

Traplord BLK Meme/RA

Shades explores the diversity of thought within Black culture against structural racism

First shown: Tue 26 Oct 2021 | 6 mins

Shades

Filmmaker David Alexander explores the 24 hours that followed the passing of his father

First shown: Mon 25 Oct 2021 | 5 mins

Phoenix

A girl searches for a superpower to help fight her anxiety and depression

First shown: Wed 9 Oct 2019 | 4 mins

Black Britain: Everything Feels Like Water

A dance film from Antoine Marc that explores the complexity of identities

First shown: Wed 9 Oct 2019 | 2 mins

Black Britain: Wither

Women and non-binary people discuss the intersection of their identities

First shown: Wed 9 Oct 2019 | 5 mins

Black Britain: The Muse

Sci-fi art documentary that looks at the unseen presence of black women in science

First shown: Wed 9 Oct 2019 | 5 mins

Black Britain: Dark Matter

The Gift blends grime with surrealism, exploring the theme of identity

First shown: Wed 9 Oct 2019 | 4 mins

Black Britain: The Gift

A swimming pool receives uninvited guests. Pink balloons are in hot pursuit of a woman.

First shown: Wed 22 Aug 2018 | 23 mins

Series 5 Episode 6

A magical tapestry comes to life. Plus: an animated champagne bath for our emotions.

First shown: Tue 14 Aug 2018 | 23 mins

Series 5 Episode 5

Botis Seva explores parenthood through dance. A teenager confronts her doppelgangers.

First shown: Wed 8 Aug 2018 | 24 mins

Series 5 Episode 4

Bodies collide in new configurations in an elegant movement piece. And much more.

First shown: Wed 1 Aug 2018 | 24 mins

Series 5 Episode 3

An insta-perfect life is a waking nightmare. Noel Fielding plays a dying angel.

First shown: Wed 25 Jul 2018 | 23 mins

Series 5 Episode 2

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