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Screening: Lusophone Film Fest. meets NY Portuguese Short Film Festival, Sept. 24 2016 @ Goethe Institut Auditorium

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Date: September 24, 2016
Venue: Goethe Institut Auditorium
Time: from 5 pm
Entry: Free

About
The eighteenth edition of the Lusophone Film Fest Nairobi will see us partnering with the Arte Institute to showcase this year’s selection of the New York Portuguese Film Festival. The session will be on the 24-September as of 5pm at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi and we will screen 10 shorts:

– That’s how it was (Pronto, era assim) by Patrícia Rodrigues and Joana Nogueira
– God Will Provide (Deus Providencirá) by Luís Porto
– My River (Tenho um rio) by Ricardo Teixeira
– Law of Gravity (Lei da Gravidade) by Tiago Rosa-Rosso
– Feral by Daniel Sousa [Guest Short Film]
– Isa by Patricia Vidal Delgado
– The Robbery (Assalto) by João Tempera
– I’d Rather Not Say (Prefiro não dizer) by Pedro Augusto Almeida
– #Lingo by Vicente Nirō
– The Carnations and the Rock (Os Cravos e a Rocha) by Luísa Sequeira [Guest Short Film]

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.

The mission of the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival is to bring Portuguese culture to the big screen and showcase films with a unique Portuguese perspective. The NYPSFF offers a contemporary Portugal full of ideas and spirit while bridging audiences with different cultural background.

The event is free of charge. More info in https://www.facebook.com/Lusophonefilmfest and https://www.facebook.com/ArteInstitute

September 20, 2016 at 6:59 pm Leave a comment

Cool Waters Jazz & Roots Festival ft. Kabo Leburu (Botswana), Keziah Jones (Nigeria), Franck Biyong (Cameroon) et al, Sept. 22-24 2016 @ Choices, Treehouse & the Elephant

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Dates: September 22-24, 2016
Venues: Choices, Treehouse & the Elephant
Time: Thursday – 8 pm, Friday – 8 pm and Saturday – 3 pm
Tickets: Thursday – free, Friday – 3,500 at the gate & 2,500 advance and Saturday – 3,000 at the gate & 2,000 advance

Performances by: Kabo Leburu (Botswana), Keziah Jones (Nigeria), Franck Biyong (Cameroon), Maia Von Lekow (Kenya), Eddie Grey (Kenya), Achieng Abura (Kenya) and Teto Tutuma (Kenya)

September 15, 2016 at 2:36 pm Leave a comment

Opportunity for Established Designers for Swahili Fashion Week 2016, by Sept. 22 2016 @ Swahili Fashion Week

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Application Deadline – Sept. 22, 2016

Find more information on this URL http://www.swahilifashionweek.com/

September 15, 2016 at 2:34 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi Documentary Festival: South Sudan, the African Child, Sep. 6-8 2016 @ Alliance Française

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Photo Exhibition Dates: September 6-8, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française

Documentary Screening: September 7, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium

About
The first Nairobi Documentary Festival looks at Africa’s youngest child, South Sudan.
The inaugural Nairobi Documentary Festival documents life and the lingering crisis in the world’s youngest country which marked 5 yrs of independence in July 2016 amid renewed violence.

Through three documentaries by Kenyan reporters ‘Escape from Bor’ by Frank Odwesso, ‘Lost Generation’ by Ali Ngethi and ‘My South Sudan’ by Robert Lutta, and a series of photographs by Odwesso and Ngethi, the NairobiDocuFest uses both documentary film and photo reportage to chronicle significant events in the story of South Sudan.

September 2, 2016 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment

Kilimani Street Festival, Sept. 3 2016 @ Rose Avenue – Off Denis Pritt Road

Kilimani Street Festival FINAL
Date: September 3, 2016
Venue: Rose Avenue – Off Denis Pritt Road

August 27, 2016 at 5:23 pm Leave a comment

Celebrating Nai Ni Who? GoDownGig August edition ft. Judith Bwire, Afro Simba & Swahili Ally, Aug.27 2016 @ the GoDown Arts Centre

GoDown Gig Nai ni Who
Date: August 27, 2016
Venue: the GoDown Arts
Time: 3 pm
No Cover Charge

August 23, 2016 at 11:38 am Leave a comment

Slum Film Festival 2016, Aug. 22-26 2016 @ Various Venues in Nairobi

SIFF 2016
Dates: August 22-26, 2016
Venues: Mathare, Kibera, Kawangware and Mukuru

About
The 2016 edition of the Slum Film Festival, taking place from 22nd to 26th August, focuses on the various achievements that have been made in the past decade through the Millennium Development Goals, and aims to promote citizen engagement with regards to the newly formulated Sustainable Development Goals.

For 5 days, the communities in Mathare, Kibera, Kawangware and Mukuru will be treated to a repertoire of films from 70 countries around the world – some of which were nominated in the festival and others that are pre-selected for screening by the 2016 panel of judges. The community screenings will focus on short stories representing and exploring slum realities.

For more information on the 2016 edition of the Slum Film Festival: http://www.slumfilmfestival.net/about-sff2016/

August 23, 2016 at 11:29 am Leave a comment

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