Posts tagged ‘Alliance Francaise’
Singin’ In The Rain by Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly – 1952, 1h43
Presentation and screening of an American Classic by Richard Peña, Professor of Professional Practice at the School of Arts at Columbia University, former Program Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Director of the New York Film Festival since 1988.
‘Singin’ in the rain’ is one of the most-loved and celebrated film musicals of all time. A charming, up-beat, experience with great songs, lots of flashbacks and wonderful dances.
Colombia Global Centers | Africa have invited Richard Peña for a series of film workshops in Nairobi. Richard has organized several retrospectives of Michelangelo Antonioni, Sacha Guitry, Ritwik Ghatak, Kira Muratova, Youssef Chahine, Yasujiro Ozu, Carlos Saura and Amitabh Bachchan, as well as major film series devoted to African, Chinese, Cuban, Polish, Hungarian, Arab, Korean, Japanese, Soviet and Argentine cinema.
The screening will be followed by Q & A.
Find the full evening Screening program here
Photo-Text Exhibition: Silent Memories – The Unbroken Chains, Aug. 19 – Sept. 7 2014 @ Alliance Française
On the occasion of the United Nations International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, Alliance Française presents a photo-text exhibition on the abolition of slavery in East Africa and its legacy on contemporary Kenyan society of slave descent. The exhibition has been put together by a team of researchers from the National Museums of Kenya, led by Patrick Abungu, Senior Curator of the newly rehabilitated Shimoni Slavery Museum and Heritage Site.
Alongside the exhibition, a series of documentaries on slavery, slave trade and its legacies around the world will be shown. The documentaries have been availed by the International Centre of Research on Slavery and UNESCO.
Exhibition Dates: August 19 – September 7, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française Gallery
Documentary Festival Dates: August 25 -28, 2014
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Auditorium & Terrace
Download Documentary films programme [m/s Word]
Find more info here