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Screening of ASTRA followed by Q&A with Naomi Foyle and Raven Kaliana

21 February 2023
6:30 pm
9:00 pm

ASTRA by Naomi Foyle & Raven Kaliana is a new multimedia production, which won the ONCA Green Curtain Award and premiered in 2022 at Brighton Fringe. ASTRA is an adaptation of eco-science fiction novels The Gaia Chronicles by Naomi Foyle, designed and directed by Raven Kaliana. The story depicts a post-fossil fuel society struggling toward social justice and balance with the Earth. Themes include racism, disability rights, child abuse and climate crisis. The after-show discussion offers an opportunity for audience members affected by these issues to speak out and connect with others who share your concerns, including local groups working to solve problems.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., film (70 mins) starts sharp at 7:00 p.m. There will be refreshments provided.

Supported by Arts Council England, the University of Chichester, Brighton Fringe, Chichester Fringe, European Mediterranean Resources Network, urbanflo, Brighton & Hove Pride Culture ConneX, ONCA Gallery

ACCESSIBILITY

The film screening of ASTRA is suitable for ages 16+. Includes BSLI + Captions; Audio Description available online.

The gallery is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up five stairs. There is an accessible toilet at North Laine pub, 100 metres from the gallery. For more information or to ask a question please email or call 01273 607101.

Venue

ONCA Gallery
14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom

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Accessibility

Please contact or 01273 607101 if you have specific access needs, please note the gallery is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up five stairs. We have hearing assistive technology and our staff have Basic BSL & Deaf Awareness training. For more information about access and facilities at ONCA please click here.

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