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Out of Town: Nyege Nyege Festival, Sept. 5-8 2019 @ Njeru, Jinja – Uganda


Dates: September 5-8, 2019
Venue: Njeru, Jinja – Uganda
Tickets: Die hard 4 Day Pass UGX 100,000/-, available here

NYEGE NYEGE FESTIVAL 2019 4 Days, 5 Stages, Featuring Over 200 Artists East African biggest festivals’ 2019 edition is upon us.

Nyege Nyege is one of the most diverse gatherings of like-minds from across the world, coupled with some of the most exciting new acts from the region and beyond (this year especially from Asia and South America and US).

https://www.nyegenyege.com/

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July 11, 2019 at 12:25 pm Leave a comment

26th Edition of The Koroga Festival ft. Femi Kuti – Nigeria, JuaCali & them Mushrooms – Kenya, Jul. 7 2019 @ Tatu City


Date: July 7, 2019
Venue: Tatu City
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.

July 5, 2019 at 11:18 am Leave a comment

Nairobi Film Festival, June 6-16 2019 @ Prestige Plaza – Ngong Road


The NBO Film Fest (Nairobi Film Festival) is back for its third year. It will be happening from 6th June 2019 to 16th June 2019 at Prestige Plaza, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya. The Festival will feature films from Kenyan, African, Afro-Latin and Afro-Caribbean cinema.

Dates: June 6-16, 2019
Venue: Prestige Plaza, Ngong Road
Tickets are available on https://nbofilmfest.com.

This year, the schedule will include:

– Lusala, directed by Mugambi Nthiga
– Adama, directed by Simon Rouby
– Cook Off, directed by Tomas Brickhill
– Subira, directed by Sippy Chadha
– City Of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund
– Keteke, directed by Peter Sedufia
– Miriam Miente, directed by Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada
– Talking About Trees, directed by Suhaib Gasmelbari
– Yuli, directed by Icíar Bollaín
– The Tokoloshe, directed by Jerome Pikwane
– Sew The Winter To My Skin, directed by Dom Pedro
– Liyana, directed by Aaron Kopp and Amanda Kopp
– Akasha, directed by Hajooj Kuka
– Mercy of the Jungle, director Joël Karekezi
– The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia, directed by Arturo Infante
– Five Fingers for Marseilles, directed by Michael Matthews
– The Burial of Kojo, directed by Blitz “The Ambassador” Bazawule

The festival will also include:

– A Selection Of Short Films curated by NBO Film Fest
– Shorts, Shorts and Shots, a selection of short films curated by Docubox

Download NBO Film Festival Programme 2019 (Pdf).

About
Co-founded by film director Mbithi Masya and producer Sheba Hirst, The NBO Film Fest wants to revitalise cinema-going culture in Nairobi as a critical means of contributing to the growth of a healthy film industry in Kenya. The festival began to do that in the last three years by presenting exceptional films from around the world that are rarely presented in Nairobi’s mainstream cinema and showing the best made Kenyan films in a lively festival format.

Lusala, a film directed by Mugambi Nthiga, produced by One Fine Day Films and Ginger Ink Films will make its world premiere at the festival. This will be continuing a tradition that started in the 2017 premiere of Kati Kati by Mbithi Masya and was followed by the 2018 premiere Supa Modo by Likarion Wainaina.

May 28, 2019 at 2:15 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi International Cultural Festival, June 8 2019 @ Nairobi National Museum


Date: June 8, 2019
Venue: Nairobi National Museum
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Entry: Free

May 16, 2019 at 1:51 pm 1 comment

[Updated] Screening: ‘Like Crazy’ – Italian Participation in Nairobi’s 28th Edition of the European Film Festival, May 18 2019 @ Diamond Plaza II


Screening: Paolo Virzi’s LA PAZZA GIOIA –
Date: 18th May 2019
Venue: Diamond Plaza II (11th floor)
Time: 7 pm

Italian participation in Nairobi’s 28th edition of the European Film Festival, 2019, with the film – La Pazza Gioia (Like Crazy) by Paolo Virzi’.

Updated Program: EFF 2019 Schedule (pdf)

Link to the Festival web page: La Pazza Gioia (Like Crazy), 2016

Cast: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Micaela Ramazzotti, Valentina Carnelutti
Synopsis:
Beatrice is a motor-mouthed fantasist, a self-styled billionaire countess who likes to believe she’s on intimate terms with world leaders.

Donatella is a tattooed introvert, a fragile young woman locked in her own mystery. They are both patients at the Villa Biondi, a progressive but secure psychiatric clinic.

Paolo Virzì’s new film tells the story of the unpredictable and moving friendship that develops between the two women as they flee the mental institution in search of love and happiness in the open-air nuthouse – the world of sane people.

May 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

[Updated] European Film Festival, May 4-26 2019 @ Various Venues in Nairobi


Dates: May 4-26, 2019
Venue: Various

Venues:
– Arfa Lounge, IMAX 20th Century
– Anga Diamond Plaza II
– Alchemist
– Goethe-Institut
– Alliance Française Nairobi
– August 7th Memorial Park
– German School Nairobi
– Dagoz Artist Bar

Download the (updated) EFF 2019 Schedule (pdf).

Find more information, here.

May 3, 2019 at 12:26 pm Leave a comment

3rd Edition of Hip Hop Jazz Street Festival, Apr. 27 2019 @ Kenya National Theatre


Date: April 27, 2019
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: from 2 pm
Entry: VIP KES 1,000/-, and KES 500/- Advance

April 23, 2019 at 12:52 pm Leave a comment

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