NATION FORGOTTEN is a documentary film on the plight of Nigerian pensioners. More than nine pensioners with stirring testimonies lament the pension fraud in Nigeria, non-payment of their gratuities, pension allowances and the troubles of living with barely nothing in a country where getting by is difficult for even the rich.
Extended Play is a Screen Out Loud event featuring more than one film and lasting beyond one day. This first edition will feature films celebrating music and musicians, and music histories from around the world.
Today, the politican seems to have disappeared from the official history of Niger, but the man of letters continues to survive beyond the borders by the writings he left. This man was my father. By following in his footsteps, twenty-three years after his death, I rediscover little by little with his history, the one of my country.
Through a selection of four short films, we explore traditional religion and cultures in modern times. We encounter young people who are sustaining or rediscovering their traditional religious heritage regardless of stigma and the pressures of modernisation.
The longstanding journey of exile of Aïcha and Mabrouk: a couple of Algerian immigrants living in a
medieval French town since sixty years, whose lives were a succession of separations and silences.
“When a farm goes aflame” is set in the aftermath of a lifetime of secrecy and denial. It attempts to bring together the stories and beliefs of all protagonists as they come to terms with their common past and shape their future.
From 2015, research into Masagá glass production revealed that only one ninety-year-old man retained the secret knowledge of glassmaking. The knowledge to produce bikini glass was in jeopardy of disappearing. As the threat of a lost legacy loomed, in November 2019, the Masagá glassmakers agreed to recreate bikini glass.
Call for Abstracts open till March 8, 2022. For ‘Audio-Visual Crossroads’, we intend to publish a collection of essays and profiles that showcases the rich and diverse interactions between music and the moving image.
In order to get to Europe and live with the love of his life, Sam Ali agrees to have his back tattooed by the world’s most sultry contemporary artist. But as he transforms his body into a prestigious work of art, Sam discovers that his decision has come at the cost of his freedom.
After a complicated childbirth, Derin finds herself at odds with life and loved ones, including her newborn Maria.