Kush Film Boutique: BE A BOSS: Lets Talk Black Business Development and Entrepreneurship (UK Exclusive Screening + Talk)
The Kush Film Boutique:
The UK's ‘Pioneering’ 'Black Film' Club
Celebrating UK Black History Month
Exclusive Business Development Empowerment
Film Screening & Discussion Event
Thursday 17 November 2022
BE A BOSS: LET’S TALK - BME BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
A film screening & discussion event aimed at empowering and supporting aspiring, start-up and established BME business owners and entrepreneurs.
EXCLUSIVE SCREENING OF DOCUMENTARY FILM
A detailed and powerful documentary film from award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson detailing 160 years of African-American business leadership and entrepreneurship from the emancipation of the enslaved right up to present day luminaries like Fortune 500 company CEO Ursula M Burns America's first African-American female CEO and tech billionaire Robert S Smith.
Business Start-up/Development Discussion:
A film screening & discussion event aimed at empowering entrepreneurship, business-minded people, social and community development activist and especially young people looking at start-up along with established black business owners and Entrepreneurs and those just intersted in black history.
Are you a business owner/Start-up from the BME community, or thinking about starting a business – find out what opportunities there are to help your development from our Guest Speakers.
Goldsmiths University Business Support Advisors (Stride Program), Business Coach Sheriff Alabi (Business Hub London), Ultra Education Advisors (Youth entrepreneuership program), Chukwuxavier Nwobani-Akanwo (Aurora Digital Investments).
Host: Stella B (Mansah Arts)
93-95 Mile End Rd, Lon, E1 4UJ
(nearest tube: Stepney Green & Mile End)
Much lauded and award-winning director Stanley Nelson presents his latest in-depth documentary on the history of African-American entrepreneurship and business in America, extensively covering a time from the emancipation of African-American's to the affluence of towns like Greenwood, Tulsa (Black Wall Street) in the early 1900’s and highlighting entrepreneurs like Ida B Wells, Frederick Douglas and the world's first female millionaire Madame C J Walker leading right up to present day luminaries such as Ursula M Burns (first African-American CEO of a major company) and tech billionaire Robert S Smith.
Director: Stanley Nelson
Firelight Media / PBS
USA / 2019 / 115 mins / 12