TROPIKOS

Dir. John Akomfrah / Prod. Smoking Dogs Films / 2015 / 38 min. / UK


Tropikos is an experimental drama set in the 16th century. By combining characters from Elizabethan history,  stunning locations in the Tamar Valley and using a range of classic texts, the film evokes the slave trade that took place during the "age of discovery".


  • Bristol’s Arnolfini gallery 2016
  • Turner Contemporary 2016
  • Lisson Gallery