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May 4th 2017 Cultural Event

Film / Short synopsis Country Duration


Yellow Fever (Ngendo Mukii)

Yellow Fever is a sharp-witted short film that explores globalized notions of beauty, it combines animation and live-action choreography to confront Mukii's own experiences with self-image, as well as those of her community's—her mother, sister, niece, the woman who braids her hair all factor into her depiction of the generational effects of the colonial gaze on African women. Yellow Fever is a sharp-witted short film that explores globalized notions of beauty.           

Kenya
2013

6:49


To Catch A Dream (Jim Chuchu)

Ajuma - a grieving widow - is desperate to stop her recurring nightmares. In an effort to end them once and for all, she explores a forgotten fairy-tale remedy which leads her to unexpected discoveries.           

Kenya
2015 

9:28


The Marriage Factor (Chika Anadu)

A contemporary comedy/drama about a young woman and her marriage-minded mother.         

Nigeria
2013

15:05


The Ball (Orlando Mesquita)

Somewhere on a dusty soccer pitch in Mozambique, a group of boys are playing a game of soccer. Suddenly, a man runs onto the field, shouting. He stops the game and accuses the boys of stealing his condoms. There are many ways to use condoms, and in Mozambique little boys are great consumers of them.


Mozambique
2008

5:55


Nafsi

A delusional but talented street kid is offered a lifeline by a stranger.


 Kenya
2016
6:12


Indulge me (Ian Kithinji)

What happens when love goes wrong?

 


Kenya
2016 

7:01

Total duration:                                                                                                                             50:30
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