Posts filed under ‘festival’

Freiburger Film Forum – Festival of Transcultural Cinema, May 6-16 2021 @ Home

Dates: May 6-16, 2021

Medium: Online

https://freiburger-filmforum.de/en/home-2/

Some of the featured Kenyan films include: The Letter, Coachez, If Objects Could Speak and Tales of the Accidental City.

About

With 30 films stretched over 10 Days, the 2021 edition will take a closer look at a broad variety of socio-cultural topics: everyday lives, working conditions, experiences of migration, consequences of economic growth and questions of diverse cultural identities. Next to feature documentaries and fictions from established filmmakers, the students’ platform will present a careful selection of debut films from all over the globe that are deeply personal, sensitive and committed to a cause. Some of the featured Kenyan films include: The LetterCoachez, If Objects Could Speak and Tales of the Accidental City

For the first time, this year’s edition allows us to watch online and discuss films together from various corners of the world, which has resulted in the addition of an exciting new facet to the festival: #FIFOJUNCTIONS! Partnering with DAP (Documentary Association Pakistan) and our friends from DocuBox in Nairobi, Kenya, we will use this opportunity to screen films simultaneously in these locations and discuss them from multiple perspectives.  

In addition to this collaboration with our partners in Kenya and Pakistan, other highlights from our program include: a panel on colonial heritage in Kenya and Germany, a workshop on Chinese weavings, a historic radio piece on the banlieues of Paris and a participative performance on African orature.  

Throughout the festival – from May 6 to May 16 – all films will be available to screen from home and will be free to view in Kenya. As the films will be live streamed from our cinema to your living rooms, they can be watched simultaneously worldwide. Following the live stream, there is also the opportunity for all viewers to participate in live, post-screening film discussions via zoom.

May 4, 2021 at 10:12 am Leave a comment

Nairobi Drive-In Cinema / Screenings: Live Love Nairobi Festival 2020, Dec 23 2020 @ Uhuru Park

Date: December 23, 2020
Venue: Uhuru Park
Time: 4-8 PM

About
We’re bringing back the olden goldies. We have partnered with Nairobi City County to bring you the Drive-In Cinema. Join Kenya Film Commission on 23 December 2020 at Uhuru Park and enjoy the best of Kenyan films.

December 22, 2020 at 8:09 pm Leave a comment

Next Festival: Introducing the Next Generation of Kenyan Superstars, Nov. 23 – Dec. 15 2020 @ Studio Tisa


Dates: November 23 – December 15, 2020
Medium: Online (Studio Tisa Socials) + YouTube Channel

November 26, 2020 at 9:50 am Leave a comment

The Out Film Festival 2020: This is Our New Normal, Nov. 26-28 2020


Dates: November 26-28, 2020
Medium: Online ~ Goethe-institut Kenya’s YouTube Channel.

About
The OUT film festival is back this year, featuring 13 specially selected films on the queer community from across the globe.

Started in 2011, OUT became the first queer festival in the East Africa region and has thus far managed to entrench itself within Nairobi’s queer and cultural scene.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s festival will take place online.

Programme

November 25, 2020 at 5:27 am Leave a comment

Virtual Art Festival: DASH – Festival I, Nov. 24-28 2020 @ This is the Nest Socials


Dates: November 24-28, 2020
Medium: @ThisistheNest Socials (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

About
We are excited to announce our first ever virtual art festival called DASH! Join us from the 24th of November on our socials for excitement and lushness from our fantastic line-up of musicians, DJs and culture-makers from Nairobi.

http://www.thisisthenest.com/news/2020/11/19/our-first-festival-presenting-dash

November 24, 2020 at 6:30 am Leave a comment

Exhibition and Live Events: Jibambe na Tech. Festival, Nov. 16-30 2020 @ Online + Physical Locations


Dates: November 16-30, 2020
Medium: Online + Physical Locations

About
A Festival of Digital Media brought to you by the Alliance Française de Nairobi and the Goethe-Institut Nairobi, with the support of the French-German Cultural Cooperation Fund.

The online activities will bring together the international games and VR creator community from Kenya and East Africa with the aim of exploring new, creative, and innovative ways in gaming and game development.

Calls for Games demo and Hyper Talks open now for African developers only. The Hyper Talks will give 10 digital creators the opportunity to present their work in 5 minutes, be it games, animation, digital art, immersive experiences, virtual reality, or other playful media.

The Hyper Talks will be streamed live, and the Games exhibited in the A MAZE. / SPACE – a virtual multiplayer 3D game environment between 20th and 22nd November.

Final programme will be available here: https://jibambenatecfestival.space/

November 15, 2020 at 9:28 pm Leave a comment

Online Screening: Human Rights Watch Film Festival: East Africa Digital Edition, Nov. 9-13 2020.


Dates: November 9-13, 2020
Medium: Online
Time: 8:30 EAT/ 12:30 EST/ 9:30 PST

Full listing + Registration/sign up -> https://ff.hrw.org/eventlist/east-africa-digital-edition/date

November 11, 2020 at 7:38 am Leave a comment

Karibu Korea: Screening: Korean Film Online, Oct. 1-31 2020


Dates: October 1-31, 2020
Medium: https://karibukorea.co.ke/k-film-online/

October 2, 2020 at 8:10 am Leave a comment

Online Cultural Exhibition: Karibu Korea by The Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Kenya, Oct. 1-31 2020


Dates: October 1-31, 2020
Medium: www.karibukorea.co.ke

About
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosts an annual cultural week hosting various events at various venues. However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, this year we present an online cultural exhibition, ‘Karibu Korea’.

The expedition will re-introduce the Kenyan audience to Korean culture and will showcase Korea’s cuisine, landmarks, online art exhibitions and popular Korean films.

Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Strong!

October 1, 2020 at 6:52 am Leave a comment

Sauti za Busara Music Festival: Call for Artists 2021 – Scheduled for Feb. 11-14, 2021

Date: By July 31, 2020
Find details of the call, here.

July 16, 2020 at 11:36 am Leave a comment

Out of Town: Lamu Yoga Festival, Mar. 4-8 2020 @ Lamu


Dates: March 4-8, 2020
Venue: Lamu

March 2, 2020 at 11:04 am 1 comment

Out of Town: Sauti za Busara Festival, Feb. 13-16 2020 @ Stonetown, Zanzibar – Tanzania


Dates: February 13-16, 2020
Venue: Stonetown, Zanzibar – Tanzania

February 14, 2020 at 3:11 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: 29th Edition of The Koroga Festival – Love Edition ft. Diamond Platinumz, Mike Rua and H_Art the Band, Feb. 15 2020 @ Hell’s Gate – Naivasha


Date: February 15, 2020
Venue: Hell’s Gate, Naivasha
Time: 12 noon – 7 pm
Tickets: Advance KES 2,000/- (inclusive of Park Fee)

About
The Koroga Festival is a celebration of African music, food, art and fashion brought to you in the form of a concert and open boutique market.

February 9, 2020 at 4:38 pm Leave a comment

Kilifi New Year 2020 ft. Osunlade, Blinky Bill, Kampire, Jack Rooster, the Kaya Collective, Valerie Muthoni & Yellow Light Machine et al, Dec. 30 2019 – Jan. 2 2020 @ Beneath the Baobabs, Kilifi


Dates: Dec. 30 2019 – Jan. 2 2020
Venue: Beneath the Baobabs, Kilifi

December 13, 2019 at 11:17 am Leave a comment

Out of Town/Concert: Live Performance by Mbosso, Dec. 14 2019 @ Lamu


Date: December 14, 2019
Venue: Lamu

December 13, 2019 at 11:17 am Leave a comment

Out of Town: Lamu Cultural Festival, Dec. 12-16 2019 @ Lamu Archipelago


Dates: December 12-16, 2019
Venue: Lamu Archipelago

December 5, 2019 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

28th Edition of The Koroga Festival ft. Kanda Bongo Man, M’bilia Bel, Emma Jamalo and Steve Kay, Dec. 1 2019 @ Bomas of Kenya


Date: December 1, 2019
Venue: Bomas of Kenya Grounds
Time: 12 noon – 7 pm
Tickets: Advance KES 2,000/- and last minute tickets KES 2,500/-

About
The Koroga Festival is a celebration of African music, food, art and fashion brought to you in the form of a concert and open boutique market.

November 25, 2019 at 1:57 pm Leave a comment

3rd Edition of Sherekea Israeli Film Festival, Nov. 27-29 2019 @ Nairobi National Museum


Sherekea – Israeli Film Festival is back!

Dates: November 27-29, 2019
Venue: Nairobi National Museum
Time: from 5.30 pm
Entry: Free

Programme

About
After 2 successful years, 20 movies and more than 2,000 cinema lovers, we are back for the 3rd edition with NEW and EXCITING films from the best film makers in Israel.

This year we have a special treat for you- we are happy to share all the screenings will be free of charge and open to the public.

Join us at Nairobi National Museum for 3 days of quality films, amazing experience, and great vibes!

For more info. visit Sherekea Facebook page.

November 19, 2019 at 10:59 am Leave a comment

Tribal Chic 2019 – Celebrating 10 Years, Dec. 7 2019 @ Tribe Hotel


Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Venue: Tribe Hotel Kenya
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: Advance Tickets KES 7,000/- (available, here), and KES 8,000/- at the Door

TRIBAL CHIC 2019
Tribal Chic is an annual charity fashion show held at Nairobi’s most prestigious 5 star boutique hotel – Tribe.

With its unique architecture and inspiring interiors, Tribe echoes the true image of Nairobi; a hip, dazzling, sophisticated and creative city. Tribe’s events showcase only the best local and international talent, while supporting causes that enrich the lives of the less fortunate.

Tribal Chic 2019 will be the 10th annual fashion show held at the hotel and is aimed at recognising and appreciating fashion both locally and internationally. We look at giving up and coming local designers a chance at showcasing their talent as well as combining it with established designers. In the past we have worked with Masaba Gupta, Adele Dejak, Penny Winter, Mille Collines, Nike Kondakis, Mateene Kahindo, Katungulu Mwendwa, Lalesso, Deepa Dosaja, to name just a few.

Our show has grown tremendously over the years and we have partnered with organizations like the New York based company – GenArt and FA254. We received a great amount of both local and international press and recognition.

As we celebrate our ten-year milestone, we hope to curate a show that takes the city by storm.

All funds from Tribal Chic 2019 are in aid of Rafiki Mwema.

November 18, 2019 at 5:23 pm Leave a comment

Afri-Love Fest: Celebrating Creativity, Nov. 3 2019 @ Ikigai – Westlands


Date: November 3, 2019
Venue: Ikigai, Westlands
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Tickets: KES 500/-

About
Afri-love Fest is a bi-annual family-friendly festival featuring:
• Creative workshops, talks and interactive experiences, for all ages
• East Africa’s most innovative makers and designers

The festival returns to the beautiful Ikigai Westlands – a perfect setting for housing all the creations, inspiration and new connections we’re bringing together.

Brought to you by Lulu Kitololo Studio.

Find more information, here.

October 29, 2019 at 8:30 am Leave a comment

Somali Heritage Week 2019, Oct. 18-20 2019 @ Kenya Cultural Center


Dates: October 18-20, 2019
Venue: Kenya Cultural Center
Time: 8.30 am – 7 pm
Entry: Free

October 16, 2019 at 9:16 am Leave a comment

Kilifi New Year 2020: First Official Artist Line-Up (ft. Osunlade, Blinky Bill, Kampire, Jack Rooster, the Kaya Collective, Valerie Muthoni & Yellow Light Machine et al.), Dec. 30 2019 – Jan. 2 2020 @ Beneath the Baobabs, Kilifi


Dates: Dec. 30 2019 – Jan. 2 2020
Venue: Beneath the Baobabs, Kilifi

October 8, 2019 at 12:48 pm Leave a comment

Screening: Human Rights Watch Film Festival (Co-Presented by Docubox), Oct. 15-18 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium


Dates: October 15-18, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium

October 8, 2019 at 12:47 pm Leave a comment

French Film Festival, Oct. 7-10 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium


Dates: October 7-10, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6.30 pm
Entry: Free

October 1, 2019 at 12:39 pm Leave a comment

SOL – A- FAIR ft. Bensoul, Sept. 29 2019 @ K1 Klub House – Parklands


Date: September 29, 2019
Venue: K1 Klub House, Parklands
Entry: Free

September 26, 2019 at 2:43 pm Leave a comment

Macondo Literary Festival, Sept. 27-29 2019 @ Kenya National Theatre


Dates: September 27-29, 2019
Venue: Kenya National Theatre

About
Under the theme Histories, Stories, Worlds and Words the Macondo Literary Festival will bring together, for the first time on the continent, writers from the Portuguese and English speaking Africa for conversations, debates, readings on African histories featured in their fictional and non-fictional works.

The event will also present workshops on writing, translating, filming history and history for radio as well as musical and dance performances, storytelling and film.

Among the festival, guests are Novuyo Rosa Tshuma (Zimbabwe), Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Nigeria) and Ondjaki (Angola).

https://www.macondolitfest.org/

September 23, 2019 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

27th Edition of The Koroga Festival (One Love Edition) ft. Alpha Blondy – Ivory Coast, Redsan & Wyre – Kenya, Sept. 22 2019 @ Two Rivers


Date: September 22, 2019
Venue: Two Rivers Mall Grounds
Time: 12 noon – 7 pm
Tickets: Advance KES 2,000/- and last minute tickets KES 2,500/-

About
The Koroga Festival is a celebration of African music, food, art and fashion brought to you in the form of a concert and open boutique market.

September 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm Leave a comment

Screening: Korean Film Festival, Sept. 25-26 2019 @ Taifa Hall, University of Nairobi


Dates: September 25-26, 2019
Venue: Taifa Hall, University of Nairobi
Time: 3 pm – 9 pm
Free Entry

September 13, 2019 at 9:16 am Leave a comment

K1 Karnival with Chiki Kuruka, Oct. 12 2019 @ K1 Klub House


Date: October 12, 2019
Venue: K1 Klub House
Time: 11AM
Charges: 300 advance, 400 at the gate

Chiki Kuruka will be hosting Kenya’s first ever Carnival on 12th October at K1 Klub House with DJ Kace, G-Money and Bensoul.

September 13, 2019 at 9:16 am Leave a comment

Brazilian Film Festival 2019, Sept. 12, 14, 26 & 28 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium


Dates: September 12, 14, 26 & 28 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Entry: Free

The Festival will take place on 12, 14, 26 and 28 September at Alliance Française Auditorium. The admission is free. The films will be screened in original version with English subtitles.

September 4, 2019 at 12:07 pm Leave a comment

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