Films available to stream or download from Vimeo. View Trailers and Pricing

Looking for Love

Despite modern advances in communication technology,
many people face loneliness and depression.
Looking for Love combines music and performances
with intimate interviews exploring relationships
within the UK’s black British community.

HEAT

A pilot Bajan TV drama about love, murder, sex and deceit in a world where all is not what it seems.

Greetings family. For those who have been following my work HEAT is my most recent production and return to drama set in Barbados. The intention was to use the pilot to raise finance for the series.

Pharaohs Unveiled

Pharaohs Unveiled is set for release in Spring 2019.

Imagine if we could speak directly to
the ancient Pharaohs and Queens?
What would they sound like?
What would they tell us?

 

Welcome to my webpage

Welcome to my collection of films about the black experience spanning over 35 years. Join my newsletter to keep in touch with my latest work, offers, screenings, events and also opportunities to participate in my future projects.

I am currently raising funds to make my new TV series HEAT, a Barbados based dramatic thriller. I am also completing my latest documentary Pharaohs Unveiled, due for release in Spring 2019.

You can now stream and download my films and videos from Vimeo

Feel free to contact me through social media, by email info@menelikshabazz.co.uk or drop me a line through my website if you’d like to work together, help with raising funds to complete projects or to organize a screening for your group or community.

Thank you for your ongoing support!

Menelik Shabazz

Menelik Shabazz

Menelik Shabazz

Filmmaker

Menelik Shabazz is an Award winning UK film director, producer, and writer – a key pioneer in the development of contemporary black British cinema. Born in St. John, Barbados, he is known for a number of films including Burning An Illusion, Catch A Fire, The Story of Lovers Rock, Looking for Love and many others. He is also founder of Sunra Studios, cofounder of CEDDO film collective; bfmmedia, a groundbreaking black filmmakers magazine and the bfm International Black Film Festival based in the UK

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HEAT

This is the first TV pilot for a Barbados based drama directed by Menelik Shabazz. The pilot is available to buy or rent on Vimeo

Looking for Love

An awardwinning film about love and relationships between black British women and men. Available to buy or rent on Vimeo

Pharaohs Unveiled

A new documentary exploring the spirituality of the Kemetians and the power of the ancestral world. Using channelling as a vehicle and force for transformation of self and community towards unimaginable worlds and possibilities for the human race.

Available on Vimeo

Music that defined a generation

from The Menelik Shabazz Collection

Burning An Illusion

A Classic Black British Film

from The Menelik Shabazz Collection