Spirit of the Pharoah. Caribbean Science Fiction

Friday 3th June

Black British Superheroes:Spirit of the Pharoah,Caribbean Science Fiction. Big screen cartoon and live action just in time for half term


We will be hosting a one-off screening of the classic Spirit of the Pharoah a fantastic superhero action story set in Africa and America. An African king travels through time to find the love of his life only to find she is in danger from an enemy he thought was defeated thousands of years ago. His Queen is not helpless, but can she remember how to summon her Kemetic powers against the greedy Lord Welton and an ancient foe? You will also get a sneak preview of the new Spirit of the Pharaoh graphic novel, book, animation and movie!


Bluefields a live action/adventure romp set in the Caribbean starring Treva Etienne. Set between a future parallel universe and present-day earth. Bluefields is an exciting action sci-fi loosely based on the story of the Haitian independence and the European colonial powers fight for domination of the Caribbean. Warships, pirates, mercenaries, greed, lust and the battle for resources is transposed into this parallel future. This time it is the Jamaica II colony, based on a moon of Mars, which is fighting for independence…


Captain Scarlet’s Secret Black history. Those who grew up between the 60s and the 80s will remember that highly popular children’s TV show Captain Scarlet TV featured several black characters which was unusual at the time. Tony Warner and Terry Jervis will take you through the hidden Black history.


Spirit of the Pharaoh graphic novel, books and merchandise will also be available. A great way to spend half term, learn real history and discover lots of African/Caribbean superheroes and comics.

This is part of Phoenix Family Fun Films. This 6-month initiative curated by Black History Walks features fantastic, child centred African/Caribbean film content designed to rectify the severe lack of such images on the big screen. Black History Walks www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk has also curated the African Odysseys film programme at the BFI for the last 15 years.

NB we have a limited amount of adult tickets from this site but if you want multiple adult/child and/or family tickets please visit https://phoenixcinema.co.uk/PhoenixCinema.dll/WhatsOn?Film=14071182 or ring 0208 444 6789

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