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Korean Film Festival 2017, Jun. 6-9 2017 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Dates: June 6 – 9, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 5 & 7:30 pm
Free Entry

About
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea presents the annual Korean Film Festival from 6 to 9 June at the Alliance Française. Korean Cinema has seen a spectacular boom in recent years. The Festival will open with the film ‘Train to Busan’ which premièred at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. This live-action film by independent animator Yeon Sang-ho is about a zombie outbreak on a high-speed train. It topped the yearly box office (11.6 million admissions), and made a particular impression abroad.

For detailed schedule of the 2017 Korean Film Festival, click here.

June 2, 2017 at 9:20 am Leave a comment

Screenings: European Film Festival 2017 (Extended), Until Jun. 2 2017 @ MJ Centre


Dates: May 29-31 & June 2, 2017
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House (northern side of Waiyaki Way, near Muguga Green)
Time: 5.30 & 7.30 pm
Entry: Free

Week 3 – at the Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House
29 May 17.30 Moje córki krowy – These Daughters of Mine (comedy 16), Poland
29 May 19.30 Notes on Blindness (documentary PG), United Kingdom
30 May 17:30 L’Oriana (drama 16), Italy
30 May 19:30 Les Chavaliers Blancs – The White Knights (drama PG), France
31 May 17:30 Gatos não Têm Vertigens – Cats Don’t Get Vertigo (comedy 18), Portugal
31 May 19:30 Hotell – Hotel (drama 16), Sweden
2 June 17:30 Tokyo Fianceé – (comedy 18), Belgium
2 June 19:30 De Surprise – The Surprise (comedy PG), Netherlands

More information, here

May 26, 2017 at 10:16 am Leave a comment

Screening: Oriana Fallaci – (A Woman Never Silent), May 30 2017 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom House


2nd screening of ORIANA FALLACI, a woman never silent;

Date: May 30, 2017
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom House – Waiyaki Way
Time: 5.30 pm
Free Entry

May 25, 2017 at 5:07 pm Leave a comment

Israeli Film Festival – Sherekea, May 22-24 2017 @ Fox Theatre – Sarit Centre


Dates: Until May 24, 2017
Venue: Fox Theatre, Sarit Centre
Time: 3 pm – midnight
Entry: 1 ticket kes 300, Students kes 150.

About
Embassy of the State of Israel wishes to invite you for the screening of Israeli films from 22nd – 24th May, 2017, at the Fox Theatres, Sarit Centre.

The films, which are themed from love stories, drama, science fiction, just to mention a few, are a celebration of 50th anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem.

The Directors of some of the films to be showcased will be available for master classes, interactions and networks.

All are invited to attend and enjoy. Get your tickets from http://www.sherekea.org

May 22, 2017 at 2:47 pm 1 comment

Screenings: European Film Festival, May 16-24 2017 @ Alliance Française & National Museum


Dates: May 16-24, 2017
Venues: Alliance Française & National Museum of Kenya
Entry: Free

Programme

Download the EFF Screening Schedule (pdf)

Week 1 – at Alliance Française (junction of Loita and Monrovia Streets, near the University of Nairobi)
15 May 19.30 Victoria (drama/crime), Germany/Austria – by invitation only
16 May 17.30 Young Offenders (comedy), Ireland
16 May 19.30 Teorie Tygra – Tiger Theory (comedy), Czech Republic
17 May 17.30 Hotell – Hotel (drama), Sweden
18 May 17.30 Cahier Africain – African notebook (documentary), Switzerland
18 May 19.30 Takaisin Pintaan – Diving into the Unknown (documentary), Finland
19 May 17.30 Les Chavaliers Blancs – The White Knights (drama), France
19 May 19.30 Notes on Blindness (documentary), United Kingdom
20 May 15.30 Labyrinthus (family), Belgium
20 May 17.30 Diamantes Negros – Black Diamonds (drama), Spain
20 May 19.30 Moje córki krowy – These Daughters of Mine (comedy), Poland
21 May 15.30 Karpuz Kabungundan Gemiler Yapmak – Boats of Watermelon Rinds (family), Turkey
21 May 17.30 S Tebou ma bavi Slovenko – From Slovakia with Love (documentary), Slovakia
21 May 19.30 De Surprise – The Surprise (comedy), Netherlands

Week 2 – at the National Museum of Kenya (Kipande Road, Westlands)
22 May 17.30 L’Oriana (drama), Italy
23 May 17.30 Tokyo Fianceé – (comedy), Belgium
23 May 19.30 Victoria – (drama/crime), Germany/Austria
24 May 19.30 Gatos não Têm Vertigens – Cats Don’t Have Vertigo (comedy), Portugal

More information, here

May 16, 2017 at 1:24 pm Leave a comment

Ciné-café: Ethnographic Films — contrasting Jean Rouch’s pioneering work with Dennis Machio’s ethno-documentary, Apr. 26 2017 @ Alliance Francaise


Date: Wednesday,April 26, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Terrace
Time: 7.00pm
Free Entry

Ethnographic Films: Past and Present Approaches – contrasting Jean Rouch’s pioneering work with Dennis Machio’s ethno-documentary

About
‘Screening of the anthropological classic ‘The Mad Masters’ (Les Maïtres Fous) by Jean Rouch and the ethno-documentary ‘Lukumbe’ by the Kenyan filmmaker Dennis Machio. By juxtaposing two ethnographic films, one from the mid-20th century and another from this decade, Chloé Josse Durand, researcher in social sciene and Deputy Director at the French Institute for Research in Africa, together with Dennis Machio, documenatary film maker and graduate of the Mohamed Amin Foundation Film School, will discuss the contrasting approaches to visual anthropology in two very different eras.

‘The Mad Masters’ is a controversial yet most widely celebrated work by the French filmmaker and anthropologist, Jean Rouch. The film documents the Ghanaian Hauka cult, whose members convened to enter a trance-like state and become possessed of the spirits of their colonial officials – the true ‘mad masters’ of the film’s title.

‘Lukembe’ (Knife) documents the traditional rite of passage from childhood to adulthood in the Bukusu community. The Bukusu is one of the sub-tribes of the Luhya community. The Bukusu’s circumcise their boys between the ages of 12 -16 in August every after 2 years.

April 22, 2017 at 11:22 am 1 comment

Out of Town/Screening: 11th European Film Festival in Mombasa, Jun. 2-13 2016 @ Alliance Française Mombasa

11th EU Film Festival
Dates: June 2-13, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Mombasa
Location: Next to Busy Bee School on Moyne Drive – Nyali
Time: Weekdays – 7.30 pm and Saturday – 7 pm
Entry: Free

Download the Booklet EFF compressed (pdf)

May 31, 2016 at 1:01 pm Leave a comment

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