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Screening & Discussion: Tsofa Documentary by Congolese Director Rufin Mbou Mikima, Jun. 25 2014 @ Mageuzi Space – Pawa254 Hub

Pawa254 Hub will be screening the documentary Tsofa by Congolese Director Rufin Mbou Mikima

Tsofa tells the story of a group of Congolese men, many of them highly qualified university graduates who were offered a 600 euro/month job by a Romanian company to go and work as taxi drivers in Bucharest, the European country’s capital.

“To Romanians, black people living in their country must be either football players or students,” Mbou Mikima notes in one of the film’s opening scenes.

He first met the group back in 2008 while working in Bucharest himself. Through the use of the men’s own photos, mobile phone images and other video material, he retraces their initial steps, hopes and expectations, where it went wrong (it did), and what happened after the return of some of them to Congo (Brazza).

Date & Time: June 25, 2014
Venue: Mageuzi Space, Pawa254
Time: from 5:30 – 8 pm

More info here


June 25, 2014 at 5:01 pm Leave a comment

Opportunity/Call for Artists: Art Against Poverty, by Apr. 8 2014

Art Against Poverty A3
CEFA Kenya and Cultural Video Foundation are looking for artists interested in starting a 2 year journey that involves training, enhancing their visibility skills and marketing their art.

The Categories are;

1. Visual Arts
2. Music
3. Dance
4. Performing Arts
5. Literary Art
6. Art Therapy
7. Art Teaching

Call for Artists
Deadline for filling an application: April 8, 2014

How to Apply
Send 3 samples of your work, CV & motivational letter

Application Drop off Points
1. Physical Drop off Points: Italian Institute of Culture – Westlands, Goethe Institut Nairobi, Alliance Francaise
2. Soft Copy:

Terms & Conditions: To apply you should be 18-35 years old and based in Nairobi

Download the poster here CALL FOR ARTISTS

March 27, 2014 at 2:29 pm 1 comment

22nd European Film Festival, May 10-26 2013 @ Alliance Francaise

EFF 2013
Dates: May 10-26, 2013
Venue: Alliance Francaise Auditorium
Weekdays 5.30 & 7.30 pm
Weekends 3, 5.30 & 7.30 pm
Tickets: Kshs 50

List of Films

May 2, 2013 at 6:14 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Kisumu 3rd European Film Festival, Jun. 15-17 2012 @ Kisumu Social Centre

Dates: June 15-17, 2012
Venue: Kisumu Social Centre, Ondiek Road (Behind Kisumu Bus Terminal)
Time: Friday at 6.30pm, Sat & Sun at 2pm & 4pm
Entrance: Free

Participating Countries: Austria, France, Netherlands, Switzerland and Sweden

June 11, 2012 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

Search for a TV Presenter, Aug. 22 2011

Media Development in Africa [MEDEVA] in conjunction with the GoDown Arts Centre, continues the search for a TV presenter to take up the fame and command the Kenyan youth to their TV screens.

To apply, send your CV and profile explaining why you should be the presenter, Contact details and a passport size photo (Showreel links are encouraged)) to and copy to

Deadline for applications is on 22nd of August 2011. Only short listed candidates will be invited for the auditions.

August 19, 2011 at 1:31 pm Leave a comment

Concert: Spotlight on Kenyan Music, Jul. 29 2011 @ Alliance

Spotlight on Kenyan Music is back!

Date: July 29, 2011
Venue: Alliance Française gardens
Time : 7pm
Entrance: Free

Theme: Traditional meets contemporary

Spotlight 2011 will draw attention to the lesser known musical traditions of Northern Kenyan communities under the programme ‘Vital Voices and Culture’: Increasing People Participation in Good Governance and Development’ – Arts and Cultural Synergies for the Empowerment of Communities, a programme being implemented by the Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs with funding from the European Union.

July concert will feature artists from Loiyangalani, Isiolo and Marsabit showcasing modern pastoralist music as well as introduce to the younger generation the legendary, John Nzenze, whose ‘twist’ musical style is part of the living memory of Kenyan music.

July 18, 2011 at 10:31 am Leave a comment

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