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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... |+| read article

Press Release: AfricAvenir presents films from the Namibian Movie Collection at the 7th edition of DISCOP AFRICA, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 31.10.-02.11.2012

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In November 2009, AfricAvenir, in cooperation with Joe-Vision Production and the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) launched a joint project called “Namibian Movie Collection” (NMC), which was placed at the Multimedia Library of the FNCC and at several... |+| read article

Namibian Premiere: “Sobukwe - A Great Soul", SAT 27 October 2012, 8 p.m., Goethe-Centre, Windhoek. Special Guest: Gcina Mhlophe

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On Saturday, 27 October 2012 at 8 pm AfricAvenir invites to the Namibian Premiere of the South African drama-documentary „Sobukwe – A Great Soul“ (South Africa, 2011, English and Zulu with English subtitles, 104 min) by... |+| read article

Egyptian Film Night in 2 Parts: "On the road to …. Downtown" (17h30) and "The Virgin, the Copts and Me" (19h00), SAT, 29 September 2012, from 17:30h, Goethe-Centre, Windhoek

On Saturday, 29 September 2012 from 17h30 AfricAvenir presents an Egyptian Film Night, Part I & II. featuring the Namibian Premieres of the two multiple award winning documentaries: "On the road to ….... |+| read article

Making Whiteness Visible: Critical Whiteness courses offered in Namibia

White is not a color. White is a political definition, which represents historical, political and social privileges of a certain group that has access to dominant structures and institutions of society. Whiteness represents the reality and history of a... |+| read article

Namibian Premiere: "Teza" by Haile Gerima, WED, 12. September 2012, 18h30 , FNCC, Free Entrance

On Wednesday, 12. September 2012, 18h30 AfricAvenir presents the Namibian Premiere of the outstanding Masterpiece and multiple awards winner "Teza" (Ethiopia/Germany 2008, Amharic, with English subtitles) by world... |+| read article

African Perspectives: Namibian Premiere of “Ramata” (Original with English subtitles), SAT, 25 August 2012, 7 pm, Goethe-Centre Windhoek

On Saturday, 25 August 2012 at 7 pm AfricAvenir invites to the Namibian Premiere of the Senegalese feature „Ramata“ (Congo/Senegal, 2009, 90 min) by Léandre-Alain Baker. This "film of great poetry"... |+| read article

Awards Annoucement: 15th Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Film 23-28 June 2012

The Jury of the 15th Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Film which took place between 23-28 June 2012 is proud to announce the Award winning filmslisted below. The Jury President Hans-Christian Mahnke, Head of AfricAvenir Namibia,... |+| read article

World Premiere of the English version: „Cameroon - Autopsy of an Independence“, a documentary about the secret colonial war by France in Cameroon, SAT, 28 July 2012, 19h, Goethe-Centre Windhoek

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On Saturday, 28 July 2012 at 7 pm AfricAvenir invites to the Namibian Premiere of the documentary „Cameroon – Autopsy of an Independence“ (Original with English subtitles, France/Cameroon, 2008, 54 min) by Valérie Osouf and... |+| read article

Film Screening: "Izulu Lami – My Secret Sky" by Director Madoda Ncayiyana (South Africa), WED 11 July 2012, 18h30, FNCC in Windhoek

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On Wednesday, 11 July 2012 at 18h30 AfricAvenir & Franco Namibian Cultural Centre present the South African film "Izulu Lami – My Secret Sky" by Director Madoda Ncayiyana (South Africa 2008 | 97... |+| read article

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