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Lusophone Film Fest – on Cartoons/Animation Films, Jul. 12 2014 @ Goethe Institut

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The Lusophone Film Fest is now on its 5th edition, with the past sessions having had an average of 140 participants, with two full houses of 220 people.

This Saturday’s (July 12 2014) session will be dedicated to animations from the Portuguese-speaking world. The session caters for both children and adults, with many of the animations having no dialogues. The films featured will be:
The Giant, Julio Vanzeler and Luis da Matta Almeida – Portugal, 2012, 11 min
A giant carries a little girl in his heart. His heart is like a large window from which the little girl discovers the world we live in. One day she will have to leave.

The Tortoise, Pedro Lino and Luis da Matta Almeida
– Portugal, 2012, 10 min
There was once a man quite sure of himself. Everyday he would have a morning stroll. On one such occasion, he spotted something he had never seen before: a tortoise.

The Brats and the Toy Thief, Nildo Essá – Mozambique, 2013, 12 min
When a toy is stolen by the local bully, Lili, Minhoca and Zé Gordo devise a cunning mission to recover it from the thief’s hideout. 2014 Nominee for best animation at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Feral, Daniel Sousa – Cape Verde, 2013, 13 min
A feral boy is found in the woods by a hunter and brought back to live in civilised society. In this new environment, the boy tries to adapt by using the same strategies and tactics that kept him safe in the wild. Oscar 2014 Nominee for best short animated film.

Journey to Cape Verde, José Miguel Ribeiro – Portugal, 2010, 17 min
On a sixty-day walking tour of Cape Verde, a traveler discovers the mountains, the villages, the people, the music – and an essential part of himself.

The Suspect, José Miguel Ribeiro – Portugal, 1999, 25 min
A suspense filled journey through the countryside with four passengers sharing a train compartment in the wake of a series of mysterious murders. Winner of the Cartoon D’Or for best european animation in 2000.

The Boy and the World, Alê Abreu – Brazil, 2013, 80 min
The journey of a young boy who leaves his village to search for his father across a big city where he discovers a world dominated by animal-machines, in a whimsical, original, colorful film. Winner of the Crystal Award at the 2014 Annecy Animation Festival.

Find more info. on their Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Lusophonefilmfest

July 9, 2014 at 4:48 pm Leave a comment

Lusophone Film Fest Fourth Edition Screening, Jun. 21 2014 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium

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Date: Saturday June 21 2014
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Time: 3.00 pm
Admission: free

The fourth edition of the Lusophone Film Fest is dedicated to the diversity of documentary production in the Portuguese-speaking countries. The focus of this session will be on Hereros Angola, a documentary on this isolated tribe from the southwest of Angola by Brazilian photographer and film maker Sérgio Guerra.

The Lusophone Film Fest is a showcase of the diversity of film production in the eight Portuguese-speaking countries spread across four continents. Started in March 2014, the festival will present multiple works (documentaries, animations, shorts, and feature films) in six monthly sessions of several films from different countries.

More information at www.facebook.com/lusophonefilmfest

June 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm Leave a comment

Cultural Diplomacy: Brazilian Cultural Week, Until Jul. 27 2013 @ Safari Park Hotel & Casino

Brazilian Cultural Week Nairobi
Find more info on the Embassy of Brazil in Nairobi Facebook Page

July 25, 2013 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

Public Lecture: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in a Compared Perspective, Apr. 20 2012 @ UoN


The Embassy of Brazil in Nairobi and University of Nairobi invites you to a public lecture on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality, to be held at the University of Nairobi on April 20, 2012 at 10 a.m.
Venue: MPH (8-4-4 Building), University of Nairobi

Speakers: Maria Carolina Marques Ferracini (PhD) and Prof. Winnie Mitullah

More info on Embassy’s Facebook page

April 12, 2012 at 4:22 pm 2 comments


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