Dreaming Rivers// Martina Attille

Image: Roderick Hart, Nimmy March, Angela Wynter in Dreaming Rivers (1988) by Martina Attille, for Sankofa Film and Video. Photo Credit: Christine Parry. Courtesy of Martina Attille.

About Dreaming Rivers

Dreaming Rivers illustrates the spirit of modern families touched by the experience of migration. Awarded a prestigious Filmdukaten at the XXXVII Internationale Filmwoche Mannheim in 1988, the film evocatively weaves together the ambition-fuelled dreams and memories of Caribbean-born Miss T and her family.

About Sankofa Film and Video

Sankofa Film and Video was set up in 1983 by Martina Attille, Maureen Blackwood, Robert Crusz, Isaac Julien and Nadine Marsh-Edwards; supported by the then-new Channel 4, the Association of Cinematograph, Television & Allied Technicians (ACTT) and the Greater London Council (GLC). Their work foregrounds their interest in politics, gender, sexuality and Black British history.