The 6th season of Quartiers Lointains seeks to question this perception that Africa has of itself in a compendium of diverse, vibrant short films made by filmmakers to look out for. Indeed, ‘‘African cinema’’ has long become ‘‘African cinemas’’, rich in their plurality, even if still too marginalized.
A fight between an Imam and his powerful brother over their children’s marriage. At stake: how a small community slowly drifts towards extremism.
A gripping family drama following a 94 year-old Grandmother with a fearless spirit who must overcome dangerous accusations of witchcraft that are coming from within her own family. Her grandson Karisa, travels home from the city to investigate, and it gradually emerges who sent the threatening letter and why.
TROUBLE SLEEP immerses us in the rich urban landscape of a contemporary African city, saturated with sounds and movements, struggling with autophagous impulses, where Men dream of another fate, which is less bitter, by drinking in the evening, before plunging back the next day into the incessant daily struggle of all against all.
Screen Out Loud proudly kicks off our 2021 film programme with Nazehi Arebi’s FREEDOM FIELDS. We look forward to welcoming you as we screen this compelling portrait of women footballers rising up against systemic oppression that denies them a fair chance at playing the game they love.
When an underage illegal migrant arrives at the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on him and welcomes him into his home.
This November, we present the Nigerian premiere of LOVING VINCENT, the award-winning hand-painted biopic directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman.
‘Sembene Across Africa’ returns with virtual and physical screenings from October 19 to 25.
We resume physical screenings with the Nigerian premiere of the award-winning feature film YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY (Sudan; 2019) by Amjad Abu Alala.
Udoka Oyeka’s premieres his latest short, PRICE OF ADMISSION on January 24: Trying to make it out of the slums, Kola must decide if he should invest in his hit song to pave the way for his future or see that his sister gets the education she deserves…