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AfricAvenir Windhoek and the Goethe-Centre Windhoek presents Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s "Angst Essen Seele Auf“ - "Ali: Fear Eats Soul"
AfricAvenir Windhoek and the Goethe-Centre Windhoek presents Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s "Angst Essen Seele Auf“ - "Ali: Fear Eats Soul" Directed, written, set-design, music and produced by Rainer Werner Fassbinder,...
Namibian Premiere: "The Cradock Four" by David Forbes, 13.02.2013, 18h30, FNCC
On Wednesday, 13. February 2013, 18h30 AfricAvenir Windhoek and the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre present the Namibian Premiere of the South African dramatic South African documentary "The Cradock...|+| read article
AfricAvenir & Spoken Word present “Words in Motion - Poetry meets Film”
On Wednesday, 06 February, AfricAvenir & Spoken Word will present a first in Namibia. In the opening show of Spoken Word in 2013 we will show four magnificent African short films, in between we will have local wordweavers presents...
Namibia Premiere: "Cabralista" – Present & Collective Memory by Valerio Lopes, Saturday, 26 January 2013, 19h00, Goethe-Centre, Windhoek
As the 2013 opening film in the series “African Perspectives”, AfricAvenir presents the Namibian Premiere of “Cabralista – Present & Collective Memory”, in Memory of Amilcar Cabral, one of the most brilliant African...|+| read article
AfricAvenir Windhoek: African Perspectives Film Series in 2013
The AfricAvenir "African Perspectives" Film Series in Windhoek has become an established institution in Namibia's capital over the years. Here we give you an overview of our planning for the year 2013, a year full of good African...
“Destiny” - A film to be remembered today. Chahine and Averroes as relevant as ever. By Hans-Christian Mahnke, Windhoek, Namibia
I visited Cordoba, Spain this year for the first time, attending the 9th African Film Festival Cordoba as a panellist and international guest. Here I came across the statue of an Arabic scholar born 1126 in Cordoba, and died in 1198 in Marrakesh. Abū l-Walīd...
Namibian Movie Collection @ 50! Looking for Ilonga, Uno's World & the NMC @ DISCOP Africa 2012
The Namibian Movie Collection (NMC), launched in November 2009, now consists of 50 films made by Namibian filmmakers and foreign films with relevance to the Namibian film landscape. For the purpose of promotion, filmmakers agreed to...
Call for Submissions for the 2nd Luxor African Film Festival, March 2013
AfricAvenir is once again official partner to this truely amazing festival at the historical site of Luxor, Egypt. The festival takes place in proximity of the temples of Luxor, Karnak, and of the Lady Pharaoh Hatchepsut. Luxor is also famous for the...
Namibian Premiere: “Behind the Rainbow”, Saturday, 01 December 2012, 19h00, Goethe-Centre, Windhoek
As the closing film of 2012 in the series “African Perspectives”, AfricAvenir presents the Namibian Premiere of the critically acclaimed documentary “Behind the Rainbow - Will Power Consume the Dream?",...
Namibian Premiere: "Nairobi Half Life", Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 7h15 pm, Goethe-Centre, Windhoek
AfricAvenir Windhoek & the Goethe-Zentrum Windhoek in cooperation with One Fine Day Films, Ginger Ink Films & DW Akademie present the Namibian premiere of the film, "Nairobi Half Life". Directed by Tosh Gitonga,...|+| read article
Namibian Premiere of the Algerian Masterpiece Epic “Chronicle of the Years of Fire” by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, SAT, 17 November 2012, 19h00, Goethe-Centre
As part of the Namibian Film Awards and Screenings 2012 and on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Algeria’s Independence, AfricAvenir on Saturday, 17 November 2012 at 19h00 presents the Namibian...|+| read article
Namibian Feature Film, “Taste of Rain” premiere in WIndhoek
On 13 November, 20h00, Taste of Rain will have its Namibian premiere at the National Theatre of Namibia (NTN). AfricAvenir, in cooperation with On Land Productions, the Filmmakers Association of Namibia (FAN) and the Namibia Film...|+| read article
Namibian Premiere: "Imam and I" – A film by Khalid Shamis, Wednesday, 07 November 2012, 18h30, FNCC, Windhoek
On Wednesday, 07 November 2012 at 18h30, AfricAvenir and the FNCC present the film premiere, Imam and I – A film by Khalid Shamis (South Africa, 2011, 80 min). “Imam and I” is the debut feature length documentary by independent...