Photo-Text Exhibition: Silent Memories – The Unbroken Chains, Aug. 19 – Sept. 7 2014 @ Alliance Française

August 13, 2014 at 2:07 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition and Documentary Festival: Silent Memories – The unbroken chains

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]


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