African Film Weekend celebrates African culture on the continent and the Diaspora through cinema. Faculty, staff, students, and the general public of Richmond have the opportunity to learn about cultures and issues through the best productions Africa can offer in the realm of filmmaking. Film themes vary from year to year.
Film Presenter: Dr. Chris Broodryk of the University of Pretoria, South Africa
Fri., Nov 9
3 p.m..: Call Me Thief (Noem My Skollie)
7:30 p.m.: The Wound (Inxeba)
Sat., Nov. 10
8:30 a.m.: Life Above All
10:50 a.m.: Ayanda
1 p.m.: Lunch
2:00 p.m.: Fanie Fourie’s Lobola
4:00 p.m.: Five Fingers for Marseilles (Menoana e Mehlano ea Marseilles)
Sun., Oct 1
7:30 p.m.:Five Fingers for Marseilles (Menoana e Mehlano ea Marseilles)
Visit the African Film Weekend website for additional information on the films, as well as a list of accompanying lectures.
All film screenings are free and open to the public.
Support for African Film Weekend comes from the Office of International Education, the Media Resource Center, the Global Studies program and the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Contact: Kasongo Kapanga