mandla rae – as british as a watermelon

Theatre (solo show, lgbt)

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  • Horizon Online - Horizon Online
  • 15:00
  • Aug 29
  • 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: mandla rae / Produced by Switchflicker Productions. Director: Graham Clayton-Chance
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing themes, Discussion of trauma, reference to sexual assault, child abuse, suicide, reference to border police and discussion of asylum, and racism.
  • Accessibility:
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

‘My name is mandla. It means power. I gave it to myself’ – mandla rae has a selective memory and they are scrambling to piece together their life. Through the exploration of mandla’s fragmented asylum and migration memories, as british as a watermelon asks questions about belonging, trauma and forgiveness. Told through an unflinching autofiction narrative weaving poetry and storytelling set within a chaotically colourful, sensory performance space and imagined entirely for the camera with film-maker Graham Clayton-Chance; join mandla as they rise from the dead and reclaim their misplaced power.

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  • Dates: 26 August, 29 August
  • Type: Closed (Own Device)
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