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Interview with Filmmaker Campbell X About Being Fierce Queer and Black in the UK

by Quentin

Photo by Robert Taylor

Campbell X is a fierce and queer Black lesbian filmmaker who resides in the United Kingdom. She began filmmaking through the documentary and experimental route and is now finishing up her first narrative feature, Stud Life, a drama about an intense friendship between a lesbian and a gay man.

Photo by Paula Harrowing

Q: So let’s talk about how you started making films. How did it all begin?

I started out training to be a camera assistant then got a break for my first directing gig and that film was Ragga Gyal D’bout! The film is about Black women into dance hall music in spite of dance hall music being considered misogynistic. Continue reading