African Arguments share 6 must see documentaries

African Arguments share 6 must see documentaries

African Arguments highlight 6 unmissable documentaries; from deeply personal interrogations on family and identity, to the ever-present struggle for dignity and basic rights, documentary films can present vivid snapshots of what it means to be African. Read more

BECOMING BLACK (UK Premiere)
Friday 6 November  | 20:30 | BFI Southbank, NFT2
Dir. Ines Johnson-Spain
Germany. 2019. 91 mins.

FINDING SALLY
Friday 6 November | 19:00 | Online Dine & View
Dir. Tamara Dawit
Canada/Ethiopia. 2020. 78 mins.

I AM SAMUEL
Wednesday 4 November  | 18:30 | Rich Mix, Screen 1
Dir. Peter Murimi
Kenya. 2020. 69 mins.

IN SEARCH…
Wednesday 4 November  | 18:30 | Rich Mix, Screen 1
Dir. Beryl Magoko
Germany. 2018. 90 mins.

LE LOUP D’OR DE BALOLÉ
From 30 October on BFI Player
Dir. Chloé Aïcha Boro
Burkina Faso, France. 2019. 65 mins.

THE LETTER (UK Premiere)
Tuesday 3 November  | 18:30 | Rich Mix, Screen 1
Dirs. Maia Lekow, Christopher King
Kenya. 2019. 81 mins.

All six documentaries are screening at Film Africa (30 October-8 November 2020). Over the course of 10 days, 46 films from 14 African countries will be screened in a hybrid format that will accommodate both online screenings and socially distanced physical events in London. More on accessing the festival