That Great British Documentary

Directed by Joan Joan

United Kingdom

That Great British Documentary shot over ten years and prompted by the death of her father, filmmaker Joan explores Britain’s colonial past and the legacy her dual black and white heritage has had on her life.

Followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker.

Opening Film: Why Kites Fly

Directed by Keya Bartlett & Kwame Lestrade


To Ezra Lorde and other kite lovers, their kites are their artistic masterpieces, sources of comfort and even symbolic representations of themselves. To many in the Barbadian community, the buzzing noise the kites make, are seen as a constant source of irritation.

This film was produced as part of the BIFF Collaboration Grant.

  • Date : January 17, 2024
  • Time : 7:00 pm (UTC-4)
  • Venue : Barbados Museum