Africa Unite! A Preview of Giulia Amati’s Shashamane
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Africa Unite! A Preview of Giulia Amati’s Shashamane

“Africa unite! ‘Cause we’re moving right out of Babylon, and we’re going to our Father’s land.” – Bob Marley, Africa Unite.   The right to return to a…

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Film Africa 2016: A kaleidoscope of political, romantic, comic and musical stories!
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Film Africa 2016: A kaleidoscope of political, romantic, comic and musical stories!

Film Africa explodes onto the cultural scene again this year with a visual rollercoaster of the continent’s fictional, factual and fantasy-based stories. A kaleidoscope of political, romantic, comic…

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A PREVIEW OF ASMARINA
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A PREVIEW OF ASMARINA

Micael Sham Kyriakakis explores a reflective documentary called Asmarina from the Film Africa programme.    Mr Lettenze doesn’t know his father. He was supposed to have an Italian family surname…

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THE PEARL OF AFRICA | PREVIEW
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THE PEARL OF AFRICA | PREVIEW

Sat 5 Nov | 16:00 | Rich Mix                   Thur 3 Nov | 18:30 | Ritzy Brixton     Dir.…

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GURUMBÉ: AFRO-ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES | UK PREMIERE
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GURUMBÉ: AFRO-ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES | UK PREMIERE

Tues 1 Nov | 20:30 | Ritzy Brixton     Dir. Miguel Ángel Rosales Spain. 2016. 72 mins. Spanish, Portuguese with English subtitles. N/C 15+ Flamenco is synonymous…

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HISSEIN HABRÉ, A CHADIAN TRAGEDY
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HISSEIN HABRÉ, A CHADIAN TRAGEDY

Thur 3 Nov | 18:30 | Hackney Picturehouse     Dir. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun France, Chad. 2016. 82 mins. French and Chadian Arabic with English subtitles. N/C 15+ In…

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THE REVOLUTION WON’T BE TELEVISED
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THE REVOLUTION WON’T BE TELEVISED

Sun 30 Oct | 18:30 | Ritzy Brixton     Dir. Rama Thiaw Senegal. 2016. 110 mins. Wolof, French with English subtitles. N/C 15+ Old men who brutally…

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ROARING ABYSS | UK PREMIERE
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ROARING ABYSS | UK PREMIERE

Sat 5 Nov | 18:30 | Ritzy Brixton     Dir. Quino Piñero Ethiopia, Spain, UK. 2015. 86 mins. Amharic, Oromifa, Nuer, Anuak, Kaffinya, Harari, Sidamo, Tigrinya, English with English subtitles.…

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MALI BLUES | PREVIEW
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MALI BLUES | PREVIEW

Wed 2 Nov | 18:00 | BFI Southbank     Dir. Lutz Gregor Germany. 2016. 93 mins. French, Bambara and Tamasheq with English subtitles. N/C 15+ In Mali, music…

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TO THE FOREST OF CLOUDS [VERS LA FORÊT DE NUAGES] | UK PREMIERE
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TO THE FOREST OF CLOUDS [VERS LA FORÊT DE NUAGES] | UK PREMIERE

Mon 31 Oct | 18:30 | Clapham Picturehouse        Dir. Robin Hunzinger France. 2015. 62 mins. French with English subtitles. Eight- year-old Timothée is getting ready…

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