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The sixteenth edition of the Lusophone Film Fest Nairobi will be on the 7-May as of 5pm at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi. We will have a Portuguese documentary about the family left behind when people emigrate, a Brazilian short about a man tormented by his national football team loss in the 1950, and a Mozambican feature film about keeping the balance between the world of the living and the one of the spirits:
– Antonio, Dashing Antonio (Portugal, 2015, Ana Maria Gomes)
– Barbosa (Brazil, 1988, Jorge Furtado and Ana Luiza Azevedo)
– The Last Flight of the Flamingo (Mozambique, 2010, João Ribeiro)
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 event is free of charge. More info in https://www.facebook.com/Lusophonefilmfest
Just A Band’s third video art exhibition, PERSPECTIVE is ongoing. This project is focused on stories told through the first person narrative.
Alliance Francaise and FilmAid Kenya invites you to a free screening of the newly released film ‘He Named Me Malala’.
Date: March 29, 2016
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: 5.30 pm
The documentary focuses on the personal life and family of Malala Yousafzai, shot and left wounded for speaking for girls’ education in Pakistan. As a powerful and inspiring figure for girls’ education worldwide and an Internally Displaced Person as well, Malala’s story has been included into FilmAid’s existing Girls First Programme in Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps as an integral piece to the importance of girls’ mentorship amongst the refugee population and marginalised communities
Two very idealistic headstrong men; Patrick North, British diplomat and hostage and his Somali kidnapper Abdi, defend their world-views in this intense expose’ on extremism, politics and religion, set in a windowless concrete room in Somalia. Back in Nairobi, Elizabeth North fights for her husband’s freedom.