Shades

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

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 (1)

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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