AFRICAN SHORTS

I GOT MY THINGS AND LEFT

I GOT MY THINGS AND LEFT

Director: Philbert Aime MBABAZI Sharangabo Remy Ryumugabe (Assistant Director),Yves Tuyishimire (Associate Producer), Dukuzukuri Vedaste (Production Manager)Rwanda/Switzerland , 2018 A group of young people in Kigali meet at the home of their deceased...

TOULAG

TOULAG

Director: Carine Kaguere Chad, 2019 A young couple on the brink of crisis. LEILA a young thirties feels unloved by her husband HAMIT (30), less attentive. Everything seems deeper, HAMIT offers to LEILA takes a break and LEILA's parents get involved. Will...

WARD’S HENNA PARTY

WARD’S HENNA PARTY

Director: Morad MostafaWriters: Morad Mostafa, Mohamed Ali Mansour, Producers: Safey Eldeen Mahmoud, Nawara, Dry Hot Summers, Sherif FathyEgypt, 20019 “Halima” a Sudanese woman; living in Egypt and works as a henna painter. In a regular working day she...

ARTIST , ACT OF LOVE

ARTIST , ACT OF LOVE

Director: Kuukua EshunWriter, Producer: Kuukua EshunGhana, 2019 The process of what love looks like, exploring the complexities of home and the many forms it takes for a lover.What does it mean to pledge allegiance to a nation, a person, a point in time,...

NIRVANA

NIRVANA

Director: Richard Governor OwusuWriters: Richard Governor Owusu, William Kojo Agbeti, & Clemence TengeyProducer: G-Philms Productions & Motion RevolutionGhana, 2019 Nyanu, a 12 year old boy desires to attain the highest level in education by...

THE SWAN SONG

THE SWAN SONG

Director: Yazid El KadiriWriter: Yazid El KadiriProducer: Fayçal El KadiriMorocco, 2019 A young man carrying a bag, goes to a cultural inn where an artistic event takes place. But what relation doesthis man have with art?

LE BANC SUR LE RIVAGE DU LAC

LE BANC SUR LE RIVAGE DU LAC

Director: Ambrose B. COOKEWriter: Ambrose B. COOKEProducer: Auguste Gildas WIBGHABurkina FAso, 2018 LE BANC SUR LE RIVAGE DU LAC (Lakeside Bench) unclothes the consequences of some decisions we make in life, probably On A Bench By The Lakeside. Based on...

IN UNCLE SALEM’S COUNTRY

IN UNCLE SALEM’S COUNTRY

Director: Slim BelhibaProduction: KO ProductionsWriter: Slim Belhiba Tunisia, September 2013. There is only a fortnight left before the beginning of the school year. Uncle Salem, guardian of a small country school, begins rudimentary maintenance. Anxious...

DEHAI [TIDINGS]

DEHAI [TIDINGS]

Director: Nahom AbrahamEritrea, 2019 Based on true events, Dehai, shows part of the life of the common Eritreans experience living under the enemy controlled areas. The determination and enthusiasm to intercept news of their freedom fighters under great...

EULOGY

EULOGY

Director: Shirley Urhobo-EnebongWriter, Producer: Shirley Urhobo-EnebongNigeria, 2019 A widow comes to terms with news of her husbands infidelity on the morning of his funeral

FINDING CHI

FINDING CHI

Director: Sophia ClementWriter, Producer: Sophia ClementNigeria, 2019 A girl bridges the gap between belief and religion to save her mother

PATHS OF LOVE

PATHS OF LOVE

Director: Umar TurakiWriter: Umar TurakiProducers: Umar Turaki, Ulan Garba MattaNigeria, 2019 A brief meditation on yearning, time, choices, and the multitude of ways there or to love someone else - using sickle cell disease as a lens to see.

BABLINGA

BABLINGA

DIrector: Fabien DaoBurkina Faso, 2019 Moktar has always said that once his Bablinga brewery is closed he will return to live in Burkina. This day has arrived but it is no longer really decided to leave. Despite himself, Burkinabés invite themselves to...

UN AIR DE KORA

UN AIR DE KORA

Director: Angèle DiabangWriter: Angèle Diabang & Hubert KoundéProducer:  Karoninka - Les films du Paquebot (France)Sénégal/France, 2019 Salma, a young Muslim, dreams of being a kora player, an activity traditionally prohibited for women. A combination...

INVISIBLES (KAUNAPAWA)

INVISIBLES (KAUNAPAWA)

Director: Joel HaikaliWriter: Joel HaikaliNamibia 2019 Invisibles is a story of two individuals who embark on a journey through Namibia. Communicated through visuals alone, the film paints a picture of their self-discovery.

SELA (DRINK )

SELA (DRINK )

Director: Joe SlovoSouth Africa, 2019 The short film, Sela, is about a little boy who grapples with his mother's heavy drinking and was written by students aged 13-15.

E’VILLE

E’VILLE

Director: Nelson Makengo RDC E’ville (short for Elisabethville, name given to the city of Lubumbashi before 1960). A film in layers, which superimposes musical atmospheres, sound archives, images and ghosts. A juxtaposition of images of an empty place with...

SOURCILS (EYEBROWS)

SOURCILS (EYEBROWS)

Director: Tamer AshryWriter: Haitham DabbourEgypt, 2018 "What is the one thing you wish was not forbidden?," Aiesha posts the controversial question in a close Facebook group for her burqa-wearing peers. Aiesha, who is nicknamed among her peers as the fair...

GOING SOUTH

GOING SOUTH

Director: ELSON KAMBALUWriter/Producer: ELSON KAMBALUMalazi, 2019 Monte, is a young Malawian man who goes to South Africa in search for greener pastures. He becomes a victim of xenophobic attacks. This movie profiles his moments as he prepares for his...