The Black Equestrian

The Balck Equestrian is the debut short from upcoming director Sheila Kayuma. It is part of the Diverse Film Fund 2021, which was funded and supported by Together TV.

Catch it first on Together TV, Tuesday 12th October 2021 at 7 pm.

About The Black Equestrian

A scene of a female black equestrian playing polo

Three Black British women in Equestrianism chronical their journey into Polo, Show Jumping and Dressage, highlighting the ups and downs faced by people of colour. The Black Equestrian showcases the beauty of the heritage sport, whilst shining a light on the efforts to diversify ‘The Sport of Kings’.

About Sheila Kayuma

Sheila Kayuma

“I started working in the Film/TV industry in 2016 after graduating with a BA in Journalism & Media from Birkbeck, University of London. As an emerging Producer/Director and Writer, I’m focused on narrative and imaginative storytelling. I’m in love with creating different worlds, finding the story in everything and translating that on screen.I am currently pursing her Masters in Film at Queens University Belfast, to further my knowledge and skills. Working on a number of short films this year, as well as being commissioned by Together TV and BBC Northern Ireland, has been a huge step further in my career. I’m excited for the future and continuing to share the gift of storytelling.”


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