Monday 2 November | 18:30 | Rich Mix, Screen 1BOOK NOW
Dir. Kantarama Gahigiri
Switzerland, Rwanda. 2019. 14 mins.
English with English subtitles
This is a reflective, poetic and emotionally engaging documentary about migration and the layered concept of ‘home’ for immigrants.
Film Africa Doc Shorts programme
A selection documentary shorts exploring migration and exile, mental health and family histories, among other themes. With a pre-recorded intro from Film Africa programmer Katarina Hedrén.
Kantarama Gahigiri is a Swiss and Rwandan filmmaker. She is currently developing the feature film Tanzanite, a futuristic, female driven, eco-conscious odyssey that takes place in 2050 Kenya. Tapis Rouge, her first feature has been screened and awarded worldwide including TV5Monde Best Francophone Feature Film, followed by a theatrical release in Switzerland and in France (2017). Kantarama is an alumna of Realness Institute Residency (South Africa 2018), La Fabrique Cinéma at 72nd Cannes Film Festival (2019) and Le Moulin d’Andé – CÉCI Residency (France 2020).