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The thirteenth edition of the Lusophone Film Fest Nairobi will be on the 28-Nov as of 5 pm at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi, showcasing two Brazilian shorts about urban art and a feature film about the liberation struggle of Angola:
– Walls Upon Us (Brazil, 2013, Chico Toledo)
– Women are Heroes – Brazil (Brazil, 2009, JR)
– Njinga, Queen of Angola (Angola, 2013, Sérgio Graciano)
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
Volume 16 of the Contact Zones NRB series feature the work of the artist’s collective Maasai Mbili (M2). Founded in the early 2000’s by Otieno Kota and Otieno Gomba, the collective now consists of 5 permanent members, several long-term partners, many, many associates and almost infinite friends.
Find more info here
DJ Set’s by: DJ Satelite – Luanda, Trust the DJ – Johannesburg, Afrologic – Lagos and Just a Band – Nairobi
Performance by: Fena Gitu & Wangechi
TEN CITIES is coming back to Nairobi. After last year’s pumping warehouse concert in April, it’s time for another episode. Therefore we are inviting TEN CITIES participants from sub-Sahara Africa creating a unique night-out experience Nairobi hasn’t seen before. Expect diverse and raving DJ sets from Afrologic(Lagos), Trust The DJ(Johannesburg), DJ Satelite(Luanda) and Just A Band (Nairobi) that will navigate you through genres like Kuduro, Kwaito, Afro Beat, Dub, House, Techno and much more.
TEN CITIES is a music and research project that brings together musicians and writers from ten cities in Africa and Europe. The project initiates music production and details the unwritten history of club culture in Cairo, Johannesburg, Luanda, Lagos and Nairobi as well as in Berlin, Bristol, Kyiv, Lisbon and Naples. TEN CITIES is a process, focusing on creating and producing, carried forward by travels and visits. During this process, the project aims to create networks that are open and involves a constantly increasing number of participants.
Find more information about TEN CITIES at: www.ten-cities.com
This film is about the period of time when the border between East Germany (GDR) and West Germany (FRG) was closed in 1961.
Event organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
Mitumba-The Happening is an artistic event set to express on various socio-economic issues in the world of Art. Initially, Mitumba, showcased its unique nature in Germany early this year and now brings its talent and Voice of Change to East Africa. For two days, 8 international artists will showcase a dazzling multi-media performance, using a wave of cultural and contemporary music filled with dance and art. Mitumba makes an effort to speak on combined issues relating to Fashion, Economic Growth and Local Kenyan identity (East Africa).
Dates & Venues: The performance at Kenya National Theatre is set for the 6th of October and Nairobi’s CBD (Tom Mboya Monument) 7th of October, 2013.
Time: The event is a four hour performance beginning from 3.00 pm to 7.00 pm.
Renowned fashion designers (John Kaveke etc ), Radio Personalities and Local celebrities as ‘Voice of Change’ (Amileena, Elizabeth Nyaga, Maureen Koech etc)
Mitumba- The Happening is organised by Tuchangamke Group in collaboration with Life Dance International Co. and My Kenyan Eye. It is a status symbol and determinant of individual identity, making use of a theater format combining the interaction and atmosphere of a second-hand market with contemporary dance performance, theater, song and music.
Make sure to have a piece of African attire as a dress code.