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Play: A Lady from the Sea – by Henrik Ibsen, Jul. 1-3 2016 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Lady from the Sea
Dates: July 1-3, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: Friday 6pm, Saturday 3pm & 6pm, Sunday 3pm & 6pm
Tickets: Advance Tickets kes 450, Gate tickets kes 600

Confronted by the skeletons in her closet, Elida Wema finds herself haunted by secrets from her past; secrets she thought so well hidden. A battle that puts the ideals of love, betrayal, temptation and marriage to the test ensues. With it, a tough decision has to be made: whether to stay with her old husband who loves her so much but with whom she feels like a prisoner or to follow a stranger whom she barely knows but promises her freedom, freedom that comes at a great cost.

June 28, 2016 at 3:27 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: BlindFolded | Nairobi Series by Gadi Ramadhani, Jun. 27 – Jul. 18 2016 @ Alliance Française

Dates: June 27 – July 18, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française

Blind Folded is an exhibition of monoprints by visiting Tanzanian artist Gadi Ramadhani who is currently on residency at the GoDown Arts Centre studio’s.

June 23, 2016 at 4:09 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: 1st Anniversary Dust Depo Showcase, Jun. 4-19 2016 @ Alliance Française

Dust Depo Showcase
Dates: June 4-19, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Nairobi

May 31, 2016 at 1:32 pm Leave a comment

Screening: 25th European Film Festival, May 11-28 2016 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

25 EU Film Festival
Dates: May 11-28, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: Weekdays; 5.30 & 7.30 pm and week-ends; 3, 5.30 & 7.30 pm
Tickets: KES 100 and students KES 50

The European Film Festival is back! This year, the European Film Festival, will be marking the 25th edition of screening EU member states film in Nairobi. The theme for this year is, ‘Integration’ which coincides with the recent wave of immigrants into the European Union mostly stirred by conflict in Syria.

This years festival offers a fantastic selection of films from 16 European countries and includes, the 2016 Oscar winner for the Best Foreign Language Film, Son of Saul.

Find the detailed programme, and more information, here.

May 9, 2016 at 4:17 pm Leave a comment

Migrants & Refugees: Perspectives from France, Germany and Kenya, Apr. 25 – May 3 2016 @ Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut

Refugees and Migrants
Dates: April 25 – May 3, 2016
Venue: Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut
Entry: Free

April 20, 2016 at 6:41 pm Leave a comment

Photo Exhibition: Beyond – The Kenyan Showcase, Apr. 1-14 2016 @ Alliance Francaise

Opening: March 31, 2016
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: 6 pm

Exhibition Dates: April 1-14, 2016

OneTouch is a visual art collective of Kenyan photographers, animators, filmmakers and writers dedicated to reshaping external perceptions about Africa and seducing the continent’s citizens to fall in love with their own terrain, heritage and daily rhythms.

This exhibition is a curation of images gathered in 2015 while the group intentionally traversed Kenya in search of captivating and insightful visual stories. It is a call to see Kenya through the eyes of Kenyans, as well as to inspire Kenyans to hit the road and to create their own amazing photographic memories.

Proceeds fron the exhibition will go to the HungerFree initiative.

March 31, 2016 at 6:40 pm Leave a comment

Special Screening: He Named Me Malala, Mar. 29 2016 @ Alliance Francaise

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
Entry: Free

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

March 23, 2016 at 11:08 am Leave a comment

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