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Screening: Lusophone Film Festival, Jul. 4 2015 @ Goethe Insitut Auditorium

11 JULY poster
Date: July 4, 2015
Venue: Goethe Institut Auditorium
Time: from 5 pm
No Cover Charge

About
The eleventh edition of the Lusophone Film Fest of Nairobi will be on the 4-July as of 5pm at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi. We will have a short, an animation, and the first feature film to come out of Timor-Leste (East Timor), one of the newest countries in the World. we’ll showcase:

– Eyes of the lighthouse (Portugal, 2010, Pedro Serrazina)
In a rocky island exposed to the elements, a lighthouse keeper lives alone with his daughter. With no other company, the girl develops a unique complicity with the sea, which brings her toys to the shore. Following the rhythm of the waves, these objects will unveil previous events, memories that the tide cannot erase…

– Sandwich (Brazil, 2000, Jorge Furtado)
A Brazilian pantomime playing with the relation between reality and film by the same director of Isle of Flowers. A couple’s last moments, their meetings, separations and a sandwich

– Beatriz’s War (Timor-Leste, 2013, Luigi Acquisto/Bety Reis)
The first fiction film to come out of Timor-Leste (East Timor), one of the newest nations in the World. 16 years after Beatriz’s husband disappears during a brutal massacre by occupying forces, she is troubled by his mysterious return: is he the young man she had lost or is he an impostor?

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 film fest started in March 2014 in Nairobi and has since expanded to Zanzibar (Tanzania) and Bangkok (Thailand).

The event is free of charge. More info in https://www.facebook.com/Lusophonefilmfest

June 28, 2015 at 3:22 pm Leave a comment

Screening: Lusophone Film Festival – Ninth Edition, Mar. 21 2015 @ Goethe-Institut Nairobi

Lusophone March 2015
Date: Saturday, 21st March 2015
Venue: Goethe-Institut Nairobi
Time: From 5 pm
Admission is free!

Screening movies from the Portuguese-speaking world:
– Alambamento (Angola, 2011, Mário Bastos)
– Arena (Portugal, 2009, João Salaviza)
– The Thorn of the Rose (Guinea-Bissau, 2013, Filipe Henriques)

March 20, 2015 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Film Screening: 8th Edition of Lusophone Film Festival, Jan. 31 2015 @ Goethe Institut

Lusophone Film Festival
Date and Time: Saturday, 31.January 2015, 5.00 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Admission: free

About
The Lusophone Film Fest is an English-subtitled showcase of the diversity of film production in the eight Portuguese-speaking countries. 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 seventh edition of theLusophone Film Fest will feature two shorts and one feature-length film from the Portuguese-speaking world.
Started in March 2014 the festival presents documentaries, animations, shorts and feature films from the lusophone world.

Screening
– The Colour of Dreams, João Pina (Mozambique/Portugal, 2013, 14′)
– Acalanto, Arturo Sabóia (Brazil, 2013, 23′)
– Fatal Sin, Luís Diogo (Guinea-Bissau/Portugal, 2013, 90′)

More information at http://www.facebook.com/lusophonefilmfest

January 27, 2015 at 6:23 pm Leave a comment

Lusophone Film Festival: Cinema from the Portuguese Speaking World, Mar. 29 2014 @ Goethe Institute.

Film Festival
Cinema from the Portuguese Speaking World. Featured films from Brazil, Portugal and Mozambique.

Date: March 29, 2014
Venue: Goethe Institut
Time: 6-8.30 pm
Entry: Free

Films to be Screened
– Isle of Flowers (Ilha das Flores) by Jorge Furtado (Brazil, 1989, 13min)
– North Atlantic by Bernardo Nascimento (Portugal, 2010, 15min)
– Virgin Margarida (Virgem Margarida) by Licinio Azevedo (Mozambique, 2012, 90min).

Posters, trailers and synopses for each film are posted at the Film Festival Facebook page

March 20, 2014 at 6:09 pm 2 comments


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