Afrika Eye Film Festival on Nov 7th – 9th

Taking place at Watershed this year, the 2014 Afrika Eye Film Festival presents a festival with a focus on South Africa’s 20 years of democracy during 3 days of inspirational screenings & events for everybody to enjoy.

Programme Highlights:

– Hear ME Move Film (Fri 7 Nov at 20:30), South Africa’s very first dance film, which will be followed by an always buzzing Afterparty (from 22:45 in the Café/Bar) featuring the queen of South African jazz, singer Pinise Saul.

– Contributions Africa has made to World War I (WW1 and present day black soldiers, Sat 8 Nov at 10:00)

– A Cannes Film Festival award-winning account of the early days of a jihadist takeover ( Timbuktu (2014 film))

– A timely look at the effects of decolonization in the 60s and 70s ( Concerning Violence, Sat 8 Nov at 15:10)

– An unflinching examination of the legacy of the late Nelson Mandela (Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me, Sat 8 Nov at 19:00)

– Look (and listen!) out for the sounds of South Africa in the Harbourside as Pinise Saul leads a community choir in song (Ferry Boat Choir + Sing Out For Africa, Sat 8 Nov from 10:30).

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Black History Month exhibition of portraits

To celebrate Black History Month, an exhibition of portraits celebrating “some of the most celebrated and respected” Black Bristolians past, present and future starts on October 27th at 7pm.

The exhibition is by Michelle Curtis, an artist, illustrator, Graphic Designer and winner of the 2014 Stanley Hooper Award.

See the flyer below for more details.

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