10th Lusophone Film Festival: Homage to Manoel de Oliveira, May 30 2015 @ Goethe Institut

May 18, 2015 at 12:05 pm 1 comment

Lusophone Film Fest Nairobi - May POSTER
Date: May 30, 2015
Venue: Goethe Institut
Time: from 5 pm
Entry: Free

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The tenth edition of the Lusophone Film Fest of Nairobi will be on the 30-May as of 5pm at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi. This session will pay homage to Manoel de Oliveira, the oldest film director in the World that died last month at 106 years-old and was still directing several films every year. We will show his first film from 1931, and one of his latest, along with two other shorts:

– I’m From Over There (Brazil, 2014, Sansara Buriti)
– I’ll See You When You Get There (Guinea-Bissau, 2005, Filipe Henriques)
– Labor on the Douro River (Portugal, 1931, Manoel de Oliveira)
– Blind Man’s Buff (Portugal, 1994, Manoel de Oliveira)

Recognised with international awards at film festivals around the globe, the cinema from the Portuguese-speaking world is still mostly unknown to the general public. This 240 million people linguistic community is a thriving one, promoting over 80 film festivals and cinema awards every year, with movies mostly consumed in the respective countries.

The Lusophone Film Fest is a showcase of the diversity of film production in the eight Portuguese-speaking countries spread across 4 continents. The festival presents multiple works (documentaries, animations, shorts and feature films), in sessions of several films from the different countries.

More info in https://www.facebook.com/Lusophonefilmfest and the event page in https://www.facebook.com/events/361749720691274/

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