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November 2020

IN SEARCH… – Online Watch Party + Director Q&A

November 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

In Search... is a personal journey that follows its courageous director, Magoko as she confronts her past and her own body.

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FINDING SALLY – Online Dine & View Screening in partnership with Eat Ethio

November 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:50 pm

Tamara Dawit tries to put the pieces of her aunt’s disappearance back together in this film, which also exhumes a dark period in Ethiopian political history,

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BECOMING BLACK (UK Premiere)

November 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - November 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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This deeply personal film follows Ines Johnson-Spain's quest for the truth, reflecting on themes of identity and family.

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GOLD COAST LOUNGE (EUROPEAN PREMIERE) – Online Dine & View Screening in partnership with Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen

November 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An Online Dine & View screening for the European premiere of Goldcoast Lounge; a stylistically stimulating drama that follows a family of criminals who must clean up their act before the government shuts down their lounge.

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Masterclass: Curating African Cinema

November 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our co-curators hold a conversation about film curation approaches and sharing of experiences of programming African cinema

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Baobab Award Winner Announcement – Watch Party + Live Director Q&A

November 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The winner of this year’s Baobab Award will join Gakuru Gachoki, Director of Kenya’s Slum Film Festival and one of this year’s judges, for a live Q&A following a watch party of the winning film. The shortlisted films will be screened at Rich Mix on 7 November, join us for the Baobab Award shorts screening JOIN THE ONLINE WATCH PARTY Film Africa 2020 Baobab Award for Short Best Short Film The Baobab Award for Best Short Film exists to recognise…

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Online Watch Party: BAOBAB AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

November 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We announced the winner of the Film Africa 2020 Baobab Award for Short Best Short Film followed by a live Q&A with the winner.

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Live Panel: To be Kenyan, Christian and Queer

November 8, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join directors Aiwan Obinyan and Peter Murimi in conversation about their films, Kenyan, Christian, Queer and I am Samuel, alongside Kenyan LGBTQ activists working on the ground. The panellists will discuss the broader context of life in Kenya’s LGBTQ community, as well as the eternal contradictions of Christianity, as the historical driving force behind much of the country’s homophobia, but also as a progressive site for queer inclusion, joy and acceptance. Panelists: Aiwan Obinyan, Director of Kenyan, Christian, Queer Peter…

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Closing Screening: BARAKAT (EUROPEAN PREMIERE) + Pre-Recorded Director’s Intro

November 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
BFI Southbank – NFT1, Belvedere Rd, Bishop's
London, SE1 8XT United Kingdom
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Our closing night film asks how does a family reconcile with the death of a father? Barakat (the Arabic word for blessings) is a story of love, forgiveness, reconciliation, and acceptance.

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Closing Film: BARAKAT (EUROPEAN PREMIERE) – Online Watch Party + Live Director Q&A (BSL)

November 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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We close Film Africa 2020 with an online watch party for Barakat, a story of love, forgiveness, reconciliation, and acceptance.

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