Posts tagged ‘Alliance Francaise Auditorium’
50% Kenyan presented by Heartstrings Entertainment directed by Sammy Mwangi
Date: December 5-20, 2013 – Except December 9 & 16
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: Weekdays – 6.30pm & Weekends – 3 & 6.30pm
Each Kenyan has a way they define their ‘Kenyaness’. One would think that that is not a problem. But it is. We have come to believe that our view about Kenya is the best and more supreme than others. This has made Kenyans tear into each other at the smallest difference.
As we mark 50 years, each Kenyan has his thought on how Kenya should mark 50 years of independence.
The big question is “Are You Half a Kenyan or A Full Non-Kenyan?
Author of ‘Role Play’, ‘Minister, karibu!’ and ‘Meetings’, John Sibi-Okumu, returns with the monologue ‘Elements’. This new play is the result of direct collaboration between this accomplished actor, writer, journalist and television presenter, and Nathalie Vairac, French actress.
Dates: Oct. 18-19, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: Friday 7.30 pm & Saturday 6 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500
A writer is preparing a speech in response to an invitation to participate in the celebration of her work in a foreign country. As with every artist, in her effort to explain the creative process, she has to dig deep into her own life experience. Who will be able to tell with certainty, just by looking at her, where she is from? Appearances are often deceptive…
Nathalie draws on a multi-cultural heritage, with influences from Europe, the Caribbean, India and Africa, for her performances on stage.
This Franco-Kenyan production is directed by John Sibi-Okumu, and performed by Nathalie Vairac.
A Temps Noir production co-written by Elikia M’Bokolo, historian and media commentator, Philippe Sainteny, journalist and former editor-in-chief of Radio France Internationale directed by Alain Ferrari
Dates: October 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013 – Every Monday in the month of October
Venue: Alliance Francaise Auditorium
Time: 6 pm
Mon. 7 Oct.: 1885 – 1944: Twilight of the White Man
Mon. 14 Oct.: 1945 – 1964: The African Storm
Mon. 21 Oct.: 1965 – 1989: The Reign of single parties
Mon. 28 Oct.: 1990 – 2010: The Chaotic adventures of Democracy
This acclaimed documentary series ‘Africa(s), History of a Continent’ relives the last hundred years of Africa’s history in the voices of African personalities who in one way or another participated in the continent’s reawakening and its entry into the 21st century.
The series has been constructed from interviews with leading African personalities and from unique and previously unseen archival footage. The documentaries take the viewers back into the past of a forgotten continent, from the upheaval of the colonial era to the great experiments with democracy and African unity, passing through the ferment of independence movements and civil wars, the turmoil of crisis and cultural renewal. History of the continent told from an African point of view.
In the words of the Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe: “Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter…”
The Embassy of Brazil in Nairobi presents the third edition of the Brazilian Film Festival in Kenya, which will feature some of the most prominent names of the current generation of Brazilian filmmakers.
Dates: October 1-4, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise Auditorium
Time: 5.30 pm Daily
October 1, 2013 at 5.30 pm– God is Brazilian
October 2, 2013 at 5.30 pm – Gonzaga, Father & Son
October 3, 2013 at 5.30 pm – The Clown | 7.30 pm – Master Building
October 4, 2013 at 5.30 pm – A Dog’s Will | 7.30 pm – No More Blues
For more info visit http://nairobi.itamaraty.gov.br/