Posts filed under ‘Documentaries’
You are invited to watch yet another breathtaking multiple award winning film at our monthly screening on 25th November from 6pm – 9pm at PAWA 254.
Please reserve your tickets here: http://bit.ly/LIEtickets
The entry is FREE!
Feel free to also donate whatever amount to support your choice of cause.
Bosnia. Rwanda. Kosovo. Sierra Leone. Pakistan. Just a few of the world’s humanitarian and political crises in the past years. Whether the result of war or nature, these disasters devastate populations and cripple health systems. Despite the immense dangers and difficulties of the work, one organization, Doctors Without Borders, has continuously intervened at these front-lines of overwhelming human need.
Filmed in the war-zones of Liberia and Congo with unprecedented access to the field operations of Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) , Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders follows four volunteer doctors as they struggle to provide emergency medical care under extreme conditions.
Two volunteers are new recruits: a 26 year old Australian doctor stranded in a remote bush clinic and an American surgeon struggling to cope under the load of emergency cases in a shattered capital city.
Two others are experienced field hands: a dynamic Head of Mission, valiantly trying to keep morale high and tensions under control, and an exhausted veteran, who has seen too much horror and wants out.
Amidst the chaos, each volunteer must confront the severe challenges of the work, the tough choices, and the limits of their own idealism.
Hoping to see you and your bunch of friends.
On Wednesday, May 27th at 18.00 VIRUNGA (2014 – 88 min) Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
In Virunga National Park, one of the most bio-diverse places on Earth and home to the planet’s last remaining mountain gorillas, small and embattled team risk everything to protect the park from the dark forces fighting to control Congo’s rich natural resources.
Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Oscar and BAFTA’s.
Join us at the Mageuzi Theatre for this great film about conservation of wildlife. Thereafter, we shall have a panel discussion with invited guests who have a stake in the field and you will also have your voice heard because as a patriotic citizen you would want to conserve the last of white rhinos, wouldn’t you?
There will be an open bar and a chance for you to network and have fun.
The entry is Free.
Kenya’s Songs of Protest: Documentary & CD Compilation Preview Concert, Jan. 31 2014 @ Alliance Française
Performance by: Just a Band, Sarabi, Eric Wainaina and Makadem
Hosted by: John Sibi-Okumu
Date: Saturday, 5th October 2013
Venue: Japan Information and Culture Centre – Embassy of Japan
Gates Open: 9:30 am
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Three movies will be shown during the Japanese Anime Festival. These are ‘Miyori in the Sacred Forest’, ‘5 Centimeters per Second’ and ‘The Place Promised in our Early Days’. In addition to the movie screening, there will be a manga display, fact sheets display and a cosplay competition.
Please find attached a detailed information brochure: Anime Festival Brochure
* In order to attend the Japanese Anime Festival, kindly note that it will be necessary to register beforehand.
Early registration will also be necessary prior to attending functions at the Embassy of Japan. To register, kindly send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020-2898510.
In addition, kindly note that lunch and drinks will not be served during the Japanese Anime Festival. We encourage you to carry your own.
In case you have any inquiries, please call us on 020-2898-510 or email email@example.com
The Embassy of Brazil in Nairobi presents the third edition of the Brazilian Film Festival in Kenya, which will feature some of the most prominent names of the current generation of Brazilian filmmakers.
Dates: October 1-4, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise Auditorium
Time: 5.30 pm Daily
October 1, 2013 at 5.30 pm– God is Brazilian
October 2, 2013 at 5.30 pm – Gonzaga, Father & Son
October 3, 2013 at 5.30 pm – The Clown | 7.30 pm – Master Building
October 4, 2013 at 5.30 pm – A Dog’s Will | 7.30 pm – No More Blues
For more info visit http://nairobi.itamaraty.gov.br/
In light of the tragic events which occurred over the weekend and the subsequent declaration of 3 days of national mourning this event has been postponed to a future date to be communicated by the organisers.
Date: 26th September 2013
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Time: 6.30 pm
More info here