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Film Screening: Blood of Women, Feb. 27 2013 @ Alliance

blood of women
Sentinelles and the French Embassy in Kenya invite you to the screening of the film Blood of Women by Christian Lajoumard with the support of the Embassy of France and the Embassy of Switzerland in Kenya.

Date: February 27, 2013
Location: Alliance Française
Time: 2.30 & 7.30 pm

The film addresses female genital mutilation [FGM] and the forced marriage in West Pokot, showing different perspectives within the Pokot community

Two Pokot women shall speak about their experiences after the film screening: Cheruto will give a firsthand account on FGM and the consequences of her health and life. Social worker Damaris will describe Pokot traditions, how Sentinelles aims to lift the plight of Pokot women and raise awareness within the community


February 21, 2013 at 8:47 am Leave a comment

OUT Film Festival, Nov. 15-17 2012 @ Goethe Institut

Opening: Thursday, November 15 2012
Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut Auditorium
Entrance: Free

Minimum age of 18 years required!

Festival Dates: November 16-17, 2012
Time: 10 am

For more information visit GI website

The OUT Film Festival takes place for the second time in Kenya. The film festival not only wants to celebrate queer cinema, but to make known to Kenya that a community that the general society deems secret exists. The festival promises another selection of films and documentaries from the region, continent and globe.

The OUT Film Festival is about celebrating life’s challenges, love and diversity. It continues to carry forward the message of Ubuntu.

Diversity + Tolerance = Ubuntu
Ubuntu = I am what I am because of Who We all Are

The OUT Film Festival is supported by the Gay Kenya Trust, the Embassy of Switzerland and the Goethe-Institut Kenya.

November 10, 2012 at 4:11 pm Leave a comment

The Out Film Festival, Sept. 9-10 2011 @ Goethe

Dates: September 9-10, 2011
Venue: Goethe Institut Auditorium
Time: September 9, 2011 at 7-10pm and September 10, 2011 at 10 am
Entry: Free

Queer cinema comes out!

The Inaugural OUT FILM FESTIVAL will be the first public showing of cinema that reflects the life of sexual minorities.

The film festival wants to make known a community that Kenyan society deems to be secret. The festival aims to entertain, educate and celebrate. There will be a variety of films and documentaries from within and outside the continent that will alter the way you look at the way the Queer community lives and loves. People just like you, people who are African themselves.

Diversity + Tolerance = Ubuntu
Ubuntu = I am what I am because of Who We all Are

Visiting movie makers will be in attendance.

The OUT FILM FESTIVAL is brought to you by the Gay Kenya Trust in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland and Goethe-Institut Nairobi

Friday, 9th September 2011, 7.00 pm
7.00 pm: Fluorescent Sin
7.15 pm: Kuchus of Uganda
8.00 pm: Transformation
8.20 pm: Dakan

Saturday, 10th September 2011, 10.00 am
10.00 am: 7 years
10.30 am: Coming Out
2.00 pm: La Parade, followed by a Q&A-Session with the director Lionel Baier
4.00 pm: Transformation
4.20 pm: Fluorescent Sin
4.35 pm: Kuchus of Uganda

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