African Perspectives - Contemporary African Films

In 2007 AfricAvenir Windhoek initiated "African Perspectives", a monthly African filmseries in Windhoek in cooperation with Studio 77, which attracts more and more attention from the public. The Film Series provides a platform for critical African perspectives on social, cultural and historical issues, which we deem relevant for the Namibian society. Since July 2012 the films are now beeing screened in the Goethe-Centre.

Re-Screening: AfricAvenir Windhoek presents the South African feature “Of Good Report” with actress Lee-Ann van Rooi in attendance. Wednesday, 25 September 2014 at 7.15 pm at the Goethe-Centre Windhoek

Due to public demand, AfricAvenir will re-screen the South African feature film “Of Good Report”. Actress Lee-Ann Van Rooi (Of Good Report, Shirley Adams), who plays the investigating Police officer in the film, will attend the screening.  Of Good... |+| read article

Namibian Premiere of "Dakar Trottoirs", Saturday, 27 September 2014, 19h00, Goethe-Centre Windhoek

AfricAvenir Windhoek invites to the Namibian Premiere of Senegal’s ‘Dakar Trottoirs’ on Saturday, 27 September, 19h00, at the Goethe-Centre Windhoek. Dakar Trottoirs (Sidewalks of Dakar), directed by Hubert Laba... |+| read article

Film: Miners Shot Down, 02 October, 16:00, Human Rights and Documentation Centre (UNAM)

On 02 October, 16:00, at the main UNAM campus, multimedia centre, library building, the Human Rights and Documentation Centre (HRDC) of the UNAM Law Faculty will present jointly with AfricAvenir Windhoek and Independence Avenue Films the South African film... |+| read article

Inspiring Young Imaginations: Screening of “Otelo Burning” on 4 October 2014, 10:00 Cinema FNCC

Within the film series "Inspiring Young Imaginations – African Films for Children and Youth", AfricAvenir and FNCC this month proudly present the movie "Otelo Burning". Shot in Durban and somewhere between City of God and Blue... |+| read article

Namibian Premiere: AfricAvenir and FNCC present "Devil's Lair" by Riaan Hendricks, produced by Namibian Neil Brandt, on Wednesday 8 October 2014, 18h30, at the FNCC

Synopsis: The Devil’s Lair is a complex and nuanced film that asks a very hard question on the relationships between poverty, crime, violence and bonds that bind families together despite the odds. Ageing gangster Braaim is a drug dealer and the... |+| read article

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