The Last Tree + Director Q&A and poetry workshop with Be Manzini

Be Manzini joins us for a post-screening poetry workshop inspired by The Last Tree

Noa Meshorer

27 Sep 19

Being hailed as 'the British Moonlight', Shola Amoo's The Last Tree explores themes of identity, belonging and coming of age. Come explore these themes in a relaxed writing workshop for all abilities with poet Be Manzini. Attendance is free with a ticket for The Last Tree.

The workshop will begin after a post-screening Q&A with director Shola Amoo.

'Film-Poet' Be Manzini has found ways to uniquely combine her passion for poetry, film and well-being. Manzini was the first Writer In Residence for Sundance, poet-on-tour with film charity Birds' Eye View, poet on Mark Kermode MK3D live and writing facilitator for Virgin Sport. Known for her ability to create universal and nurturing spaces as a workshop facilitator she teaches adults and children alike.

A writer and speaker who has been resident at the Southbank Centre, is a regular panellist for film, Manzini is also the Director of Caramel Film Club spot-lighting Black talent and supporting diversity.

Manzini's poetry-films have shown at the Royal Festival Hall, ICA, BFI and various cinemas and film festivals in the UK and abroad.

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Join us for this special event on Wed 2 Oct at Hackney Picturehouse.