Posts tagged ‘Alliance Francaise Auditorium’

Screening: Ni Sisi (with LightBox® Africa), Mar. 5 2018 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Date: Monday, March 5 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6pm
Free Entry

Ni Sisi, tells the story of a typical Kenyan village in the context of post-election violence. The characters explore issues of corruption, political bribery, racism and gossip. Friends who have lived and worked together all their lives are consumed by rumours and mistrust.

Followed by a discussion on social commentary in film.


March 1, 2018 at 10:37 am Leave a comment

Screening: A Moving Image in the Presence of Director Shola Amoo, Nov. 28 2017 @ Alliance Française

Date: November 28, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 7.30 pm
Entry: Free

You are cordially invited to the screening of the British award-winning multimedia feature film A Moving Image on 28th November 2017 at Alliance Française, Nairobi at 7:30 pm.

In this film, we follow Nina, a young stifled artist, as she returns to her community after a long absence – she is soon painted as a symbol of gentrification.

As she struggles with her own complicity, we follow her mission to create a piece of art that can bring her community together. On her journey we speak to real people affected by gentrification in Brixton, blurring the line between reality and fiction.

After the screening, Writer/ Director Shola Amoo will be in a curated conversation discussing his portrayal of the role of the artist in the community and themes from the film.

Entry is free on registration here.

November 25, 2017 at 1:56 pm Leave a comment

French Film Festival 2017 – Family Stories, Oct. 9-13 2017 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Dates: October 9 – 13, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6:30pm
Free Entry

Download the programme – French Film Festival brochure

October 3, 2017 at 10:48 am Leave a comment

SFF Screenings: ‘Africa Movie Night’, Oct. 2 2017 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Date: October 2, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: from 6-8pm

Part of the Slum Film Festival 2017, #SFF2017, screenings in Nairobi. Full programme, available, here.

September 26, 2017 at 11:45 am Leave a comment

Screening: Cinema Alliance July Line-Up – Best Picks from Festival De Cannes, Monday’s @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Date(s): Every Monday in the Month of July 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6.00 pm
Entry: Free

July 10, 2017 at 8:55 am Leave a comment

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

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

Ceramics Exhibition: Space of Soil by Prof. Kim Sung-Ji, Jun. 6-13 2017 @ Alliance Française

Space of Soil by Prof. Kim Sung-Ji

Dates: June 6 – 13, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française

Professor Kim, Sung-Jin is a master ceramist from South Korea. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Kenyatta University’s Department of Art and Design for a year.

In this his farewell exhibition in Nairobi, Professor Kim will be showing his wheel-thrown open-work (tou gak) pottery inspired from traditional Korean pottery culture and African art, in a symbolic gesture of friendship between Kenyans and South Koreans.

The open-work technique produces intricate patterns of holes and is a prominent decorative skill in the aesthetics of Korean ceramic art.

This age-old technique carries infinite potential for modern design.

The title of the exhibition ‘Space of Soil’ refers to the porous nature of soil that breathes life into the molded shape giving ceramists the surface space to express their craftsmanship and create their work of art.

May 31, 2017 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

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