FISH ON FIRE (European Premiere)
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FISH ON FIRE (European Premiere)

Saturday 31 October  | 14:30 | BFI Southbank, NFT2 Dir. Peter Okojie. Nigeria. 2018. 5 mins.   The Liberian civil war may have stopped Sarah’s education but it…

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Opening Film: THE GHOST AND THE HOUSE OF TRUTH (European Premiere)
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Opening Film: THE GHOST AND THE HOUSE OF TRUTH (European Premiere)

Friday 30 October | 18:00 | BFI Southbank, NFT1 Dir. Akin Omotoso. Nigeria. 2019. 67mins. English, Pidgin English with English subtitles. Set in Lagos, Nigeria, the film follows…

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EYIMOFE (THIS IS MY DESIRE)
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EYIMOFE (THIS IS MY DESIRE)

Saturday 31 October  | 20:30 | Rich Mix, Screen 1 Dirs. Arie Esiri & Chuko Esiri. Nigeria. 2020. 114 mins. English, Pidgin English with English subtitles. Set in…

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BECOMING BLACK
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BECOMING BLACK

*Friday 6 November  | 20:00PM  | Online Screening Dir. Ines Johnson-Spain Germany. 2019. 91 mins. German, French with English subtitles. Director Ines Johnson-Spain grew up in Germany thinking…

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YOU WILL DIE AT 20
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YOU WILL DIE AT 20

Sunday 1 November  | 18:00 | Rich Mix, Screen 1 Dir. Amjad Abu Alala Sudan, France, Egypt, Germany, Norway, Qatar. 2019. 105 mins.  Arabic with English subtitles. Adapted…

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THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION
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THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION

*Wednesday 4 November  | 18:00 | Rich Mix, Screen 1 Dir. Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese Lesotho, South Africa, Italy 2019. 120 mins. Southern Sotho with English subtitles. Amongst the…

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FAREWELL AMOR
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FAREWELL AMOR

*Tuesday 3 November | 20:30 | Rich Mix Dir. Ekwa Msangi USA. 2020. 101 mins. English, Portuguese with English subtitles. Farewell Amor is the feature directorial debut of…

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Closing Film: BARAKAT (European Premiere)
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Closing Film: BARAKAT (European Premiere)

*Sunday 8 November  | 18:00 | BFI Southbank, NFT1 Dir. Amy Jephta South Africa 2020. 103 mins. Afrikaans, English with English subtitles. How does a family reconcile with…

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ARACHNID
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ARACHNID

Dir. Carl Earl-Ocran (Papa-Kwesi) Ghana, UK. 2020. 4 mins. Akan, Twi, English with English subtitles Described by the director as the ‘ethereal’ break up story, this short recasts…

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ARTIST, ACT OF LOVE (UK Premiere)
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ARTIST, ACT OF LOVE (UK Premiere)

Dir. Kuukua Eshun Ghana. 2019. 6 mins. English with subtitles. This short is a visual poem, deftly written by the director, Kuukua Eshun. It celebrates what love looks…

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