Discover more outstanding African films this month starting with BAAMUM NAFI (Mamadou Dia; Senegal, 2019. Fiction). Showing on Sunday, March 14, the film is Senegal's official submission to the 93rd Academy Awards (International Feature Film).
And on March 21, join us on an odyssey across Africa and its diaspora with Season 6 of the Quartiers Lointains short film programme. Titled AFROFUTURISTIK, it features a selection of films from Morocco, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, and DR Congo.
All our screenings are in compliance with social distancing guidelines.
What happens when sibling rivalry threatens far-reaching consequences? Find out at our screening of BAAMUM NAFI, Mamadou Dia‘s absorbing feature debut and Senegal’s official entry to this year’s Academy Awards (International Feature Film).
Venue: Alliance Française de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre, 9 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Free Entry! (Face mask is mandatory.) This screening is organised in collaboration with Alliance Française Lagos and Institut français du Nigeria.
About BAAMUM NAFI/Nafi's Father In a small town in Senegal, two brothers clash over the marriage of their children. Two visions of the world clash, one moderate, the other radical. Young Nafi and Tokara dream of going to study in Dakar, the capital, and of living with their times. Like a tragedy, and when the extremist threat imposes itself, lovers must find a way to free themselves from the conflicts of adults. (France/Senegal; 107 min, 2019. Feature)Read moreFor up-to-date information on the screening, guest management and safety guidelines, keep in touch with us on Facebook, TwitterandInstagramor send us an email: email@example.com
Watch the trailer for BAAMUM NAFI (Mamadou Dia; 107 mins, 2019)
March 21: AFROFUTURISTIK QUARTIERS LOINTAINS 6 | Nigerian Premiere
Screen Out Loud, AF Lagos and the French Institute in Nigeria are proud to present AFROFUTURISTIK, the 6th Edition of the Quartiers Lointains short film programme. Discover the award-winning films and filmmakers in this collection.
Venue: Alliance Française de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre, 9 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Free Entry! (Face mask is mandatory; limited seats due to physical distancing guidelines.)
About this edition Quartiers Lointains’ 6th Season returns to Africa, this time proposing a selection of Afrofuturist short films that question the African imaginary and its oral and visual transmission in the 21st century. This season, titled 'Afrofuturistik' is sponsored by the Senegalese artist Selly Raby Kane, and is composed of five short fiction and documentary films made by filmmakers from Morocco, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.Read more.For up-to-date information on the screening, guest management and safety guidelines, keep in touch with us on Facebook, TwitterandInstagramor send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch the trailer for AFROFUTURISTIK (Quartiers Lointains VI)
#ICYMI: February 2021
We had unforgettable experiences at our documentary screenings in February: Here are some pictures from the screenings of WE ARE TIRED and TROUBLE SLEEP (February 14) and THE LETTER (February 28). Both were followed by engaging conversations with the filmmakers. Thanks to everyone who made the screenings a success! View Gallery
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