John Akomfrah, perhaps best known for his work with the Black Audio Film Collective and the groundbreaking Handsworth Songs, delivers a beguiling personal exploration of the UK's immigrant experience from 1949 - 1970.
Part documentary, part existential sci-fi film, Akomfrah combines archive footage and striking arctic landscapes to unusual and genre-defying effect.
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