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FNB Foundation offers financial support to the AfricAvenir Section in Windhoek

On Wednesday, April 10 2013, at the re-screening of “Sobukwe – A Great Soul”, Jane Katjavivi, chairperson of the FNB Foundation, handed over a cheque to the chairperson of AfricAvenir Windhoek totaling the amount of 22.275,- Nam$.... |+| read article

Namibian Premiere: “La Pirogue” by Moussa Toure, SAT 30 March 2013 at 7pm, Goethe-Centre Windhoek

On Saturday, 30 March 2013 at 7 pm, AfricAvenir presents the Namibian Premiere of the award winning Senegalese film "La Pirogue" (Senegal/France, 2012, Original with English subtitles, 87 min) by Moussa... |+| read article

Windhoek Additional Screening: "Sobukwe – A Great Soul" by Mickey Madoda Dube, WED 10. April 2013, 18h30, FNCC

Due to public demand, AfricAvenir has decided to organise an additional screening of the film "Sobukwe – A Great Soul", by Director Mickey Madoda Dube (South Africa 2011) on Wednesday, 10. April 2013, 18h30, at the FNCC, Entrance 20,- Nam$. The film... |+| read article

Namibian Premiere: “My Name is NOT Ali” by Viola Shafik, Sat, 23.02.2013, 19h00, Goethe-Centre

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On Saturday, 23 February 2013 at 7 pm AfricAvenir invites to the Namibian Premiere of the Egyptian-German documentary „My Name is Not Ali“ (Germany/Egypt, 2011, Original with English subtitles, 94 min) by Viola... |+| read article

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,... |+| read article

Namibian Premiere: "The Cradock Four" by David Forbes, 13.02.2013, 18h30, FNCC

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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”

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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... |+| read article

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... |+| read article

“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... |+| read article

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... |+| read article

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... |+| read article

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?",... |+| read article

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