ScreenTalks Archive: Horace Ove

In 1975, Horace Ove became the first black British filmmaker to direct a feature film with Pressure.

In this conversation from 2005, Horace Ove talks to his friend, experimental filmmaker, John Akomfrah, about this seminal film, exploring how the issues explored in Pressure are still relevant to the Black British experience today and his refusal to be pigeon-holed as a ‘black filmmaker’. 

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