Day One: Saturday 5 September 2pm -8 pm

 

Short Film Selection- PART ONE curated by Khaleb Brooks.

Run Time: 2 hrs

 

From 2-4 (Short Film Selection)

 

Robots of Brixton

Kibwe Tavares

5:27

The film follows the trials and tribulations of young robots surviving at the sharp end of inner city life, living the predictable existence of a populous hemmed in by poverty, disillusionment and mass unemployment.                 

 

 

A Short Film About Jazz

Corine Dhondee

2:54

A group of young Black British women share their love of jazz.

 

 

Polyglot: Episode 2

Amelia Umuhire

10:37

It's that time of the year when you realize you don't have enough money to pay for your ticket back home...So you get your hair done instead. One girl’s journey in Berlin.

 

 

 

Touch

Shola Amoo

13:26

Jessica and George meet in an open field at a

specific time and place everyday. George is in

love – but unbeknownst to him, Jessica hides a

devastating secret. As Jessica’s feelings for George

grow, she must make an important decision that will

change her life forever.

 

 

 

Native Sun

Terrence Nance

Blitz the Ambassador

21:20

Mumin, a precocious young boy who makes the long trip to Accra from his northern rural home in search of his father after his mother’s death.

 

 

Present Tense

MESSCC

10:15

made by three high school students in a fishing village in the East African island of Zanzibar: The film examines one of the oldest debates in African education. Should classes be taught in the colonial language of English (or French) or in local languages that students speak and understand more fluently?

 

 

Hi, Miss!

Dionne Edwards

11:33

Sparks fly between shutter clicks when quarreling teenage photography students, Kleo and Femi, are told to take each other's portrait.

 

 

Afronauts

Frances Bodomo

14:00

On 16 July 1969, America prepares to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of miles away, the Zambia Space Academy hopes to beat America to the moon. Inspired by true events.

 

From 4-5pm

  • An hour long marathon of the latest Nigerian pop/hip-hop music videos.

 

From 5-6pm

  • Fela and Hip-hop, a Panel Discussion: Exploring the relationship between music, identity and politics in Nigeria. Chair: TBC

Guests TBC

 

From 6-8pm

  • African Masters produced by the Africa Channel; PART ONE

Taking you on a visually stunning journey across the globe, African Masters reveals the story behind the African art scene, through in-depth interviews on location with world-renowned artists including El Anatsui, Yinka Shonibare and Yusuf Grillo and key players in the art world like André Magnin.

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