Sat 28 Oct | 14:00 | Bernie Grant Arts Centre BOOK NOW
WW1 FOCUS: ADAMA
Dir. Simon Rouby.
France. 2015. 85 mins. Animation. French with English subtitles. PG.
12-year-old Adama lives in a remote West African village. One night his older brother, Samba, disappears. Defying the village elders, Adama decides to set off in search of him. With the steadfast determination of a child coming of age, he embarks on a quest that takes him over the seas, to the North, to the frontline of the First World War.
Suitability: Age 9+ Primary Years 5 and 6; Secondary Years 7-11
Subjects: History, Geography, Citizenship, French, English.
Event length: 105 minutes
Sat 25 Nov | 14:00 | Bernie Grants Arts Centre BOOK NOW
SHAKESPEARE FOCUS: MAKIBEFO
Dir. Alexander Abela.
France, Madagascar 2001. Malagasy / French with English subtitles.
This screening celebrates the influence of Shakespeare on African film, as this intriguing tragedy is given a new twist. Makibefo is a stunning, mysterious re-telling of Macbeth set and shot on the island of Madagascar. Action and gesture take centre stage over dialogue, with Shakespeare’s text woven seamlessly into the narrative in the form of a griot-like observer.
Suitability: Age 15+ Secondary years 11-13
Subjects: English, Media, Drama.
Event length: 95 minutes