Directed By: Yvonne Connike ⎥ 2021⎥ 15m
A time for New Dreams takes its name from a book by Ben Okri, a collection of essays on how the world is and how it could be. The work is an experimental and inter-generational manifestation of the dreams of the Windrush generation in Wales. filmed in Newport, and based on archival material and new testimonials, the work A time for New Dreams reflects on the ambitions the Windrush generation held by as Invited Citizens, as well as the racism they endured upon arrival. Moving through time, the film demonstrates how the recent Windrush Scandal has resulted in these dreams being turned into waking nightmares. So, right now this is a time for new dreams.