18 February, 2023
Melkweg Cinema

Lijnbaansgracht 234A, Amsterdam

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Oyster Festival x YardVibes: Windrush: The Years After

On Saturday, February 18, we will host the 𝗗𝘂𝘁𝗰𝗵 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗲𝗿𝗲 of 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵: 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 (2022) made by an Huddersfield-based TV station and film production company 𝗞𝗶𝗿𝗸𝗹𝗲𝗲𝘀 𝗟𝗼𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝗲𝗹𝗲𝘃𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 at Melkweg Cinema in Amsterdam as part of the 𝗢𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹! While the festival kicks of at 6pm, the screening will take place at 10pm and start with the short documentary 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵 (2019).

𝗢𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 𝘅 𝗬𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗩𝗶𝗯𝗲𝘀: 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵: 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023
Time: 22pm (the festival starts at 6pm)
Location: Melkweg Cinema
Titel: 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵: 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿
Director: Milton Brown and Heather Norris Nicholson
Country: UK 🇬🇧
Year: 2022
Duration: 90 min
Language: English and Jamaican English (patois) with English subtitles
Supporting film: 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵 (2019, 26′)
Tickets: €37,35 for the full Oyster Festival
Ticket link: https://www.melkweg.nl/nl/oyster-festival/

𝗦𝘆𝗻𝗼𝗽𝘀𝗶𝘀 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵: 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿
𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵: 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 is a documentary by Kirklees Local Television exploring the social and cultural history and contribution of people who came from the Caribbean to Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, from 1948 to 1972, as well as the first generation of British-born African-Caribbean descendants aka the Windrush generation. The film shares their powerful, emotional stories of migration, determination, and cultural celebration. It is a tribute to their resilience and aspirations as Huddersfield became home for themselves and successive generations.

𝗦𝘆𝗻𝗼𝗽𝘀𝗶𝘀 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵
𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗿𝘂𝘀𝗵 is a short documentary by The Guardian that follows the 61-year-old Paulette Wilson on her journey back to Jamaica for the first time in half a century, not long after the British government threatened to deport her from England as an ‘illegal immigrant’ while she has lived in England since she was ten. Her compelling story is just one of many personal stories that became known as the Windrush Scandal.

𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗢𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹, 𝗠𝗲𝗹𝗸𝘄𝗲𝗴 𝗖𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗺𝗮 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗯𝗯𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆
𝗢𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗹 is a new music festival focusing on the genres that have emerged from the (sub)urban areas of British cities, such as alternative R&B, hiphop, neo-soul, grime, UK garage and electronic. 𝗠𝗲𝗹𝗸𝘄𝗲𝗴 𝗖𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗺𝗮 is a film theatre in Amsterdam specifically dedicated to screening music films. 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗯𝗯𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆 is a non-profit organization committed to the programming and promotion of Caribbean and Caribbean-themed cinema in the Netherlands and beyond, through live screenings and streaming platform 𝗬𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗩𝗶𝗯𝗲𝘀: www.yardvibes.nl.