In partnership with Cables and Cameras
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Bookings open Weds 16 October
Africans : Transforming: Lives: And : Spirits
Cables and Cameras will be exploring the new wave of short films from the African diaspora with a rich blend of new generation African producers and directors from Bristol, Nigeria to SA.
Introduction and discussion chaired by Adam Murray.
Fish on Fire – Director – Peter Okojie – 2018 – Nigeria – 5 Mins
The Liberian civil war may have stopped Sarah’s education but it couldn’t stop her resilience and desire for self-improvement.
Golden Goddess – Dir – Michael Jenkins – 2019 – UK – 7 Mins
A grandmother educates her youngest grandchild on the mysteries of the Orishas.
Silence – Dir – Tolu Ajayi – 2016 – Nigeria – 13 Mins
Ire loses her innocence in the most brutal way.
Many Love – Dir – Rediat Abayneh – 2019 – Ethiopia – 20 Mins
‘Many Loves’ is a powerful story depicting emotionally a very serious subject of rape. It offers a moving argument of struggle we may face between choosing love or justice when it concerns someone very close to us. The lm offers an authentic Ethiopian experience while delivering a story that is universal and would resonate with an audience anywhere in the world.
Notion – Dir – Khevyn Ibrahim – 2019 – UK -15 Mins
Memories, homelessness, fear, craziness and death all play a part in teaching 3rd year student Gaia some lessons whilst on her way to a job interview. As GAIA is on her way home her state of mind is in distress. To her “delight” she receives a call for a job interview that same night, that she readily accepts. Whilst she begins her journey she encounters a series of surreal conversations with individuals that broadens her perspective and calms her mind.
Living History – Dir – Pierre Niyongira – 2019 – UK – 6 Mins
Is a project that focuses capturing stories and opinions from young people all across The Gambia and from all walks of life. We want to show audience the diversity realities and the youth and help create a sense of empathy understanding and respect. So may this be a time capsule of young generation of a small country, West coast Africa. The Gambia .
Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote – Dir – Christiana Ebohon-Green – 2017 – UK – 17 Mins
When a young girl becomes af icted by a verbal addiction to Shakespearean verse a Therapist ghts re with re in a battle of the Bard to unlock the cause of her bizarre behaviour.
Access information can be found on the Watershed website: https://www.watershed.co.uk/visit/access
About The EventVenue: Watershed Cinema 3
Date And Time: November 9, 2019 1:00 pm
Tickets: £8 Full Price, £5 concessions / 24 yrs and under
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