New film for International Women’s Day directed by Central tutor Emma Flett and featuring Central alumna Rishan Benjamin
Part of the ‘Poetry in Motion’ series, Being a Black Woman is a co-production by Special Treats Productions and FlettFilms, released to celebrate International Women’s Day and shared by Film Soho, Scottish Ballet and The Royal Opera House. It is a collaborative artistic project between director Emma Flett and Scottish Ballet’s Rishan Benjamin, giving voice to her journey through the words of poet Lucille Clifton, spoken by Actress and Olivier Award Nominee, Nicola Hughes.
The director Emma Flett is a tutor at Central School of Ballet and Rishan Benjamin graduated from Central in 2018 and is now an Artist at Scottish Ballet.
Th film is produced by Colin Burrows and Emma Flett in partnership with Christopher Hampson, CEO & Director, Scottish Ballet. Edited by Sophia Kotretsos. DOP – Tony Currie. Camera work – Albert Graver, Sound – Charis Wilson & Special Treats.
The ‘Poetry in Motion’ series includes further films featuring Principals and Artists of The Royal Ballet.