Shola Amoo

Shola Amoo: ‘The media’s depiction of blackness needs constant analysis’

By Adam Woodward

The British-Nigerian filmmaker on his intimate portrait of black masculinity, The Last Tree.

The Last Tree

By Hannah Strong

Shola Amoo’s coming-of-age drama offers an important perspective on the black British experience.


Take an exclusive first look at Shola Amoo’s The Last Tree

By Hannah Strong

The official trailer for the British writer/director’s semi-autobiographical drama is here.

The Last Tree – first look review

By Hannah Strong

There’s a touch of Moonlight about Shola Amoo’s engaging second feature about young British-Nigerian boy.

A new film looks at gentrification from a fresh perspective

By Eve Watling

A Moving Image asks if art can make a difference in the face of social change.

Every film by a black director at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival

By Ewan Cameron

New films from Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee are part of the official programme’s focus on diversity.

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