African Odysseys, Woman with a Movie Camera

BFI Southbank Guide Dec 2017

The CEO + Q&A with actor Wale Ojo Nigeria 2016. Dir Kunle Afolayan. With Wale Ojo, Angélique Kidjo, Nico Panagio, Jimmy Jean-Louis. 105min. English, French, Swahili, Yoruba, Chinese, Arabic with EST Supported by New Nigeria Cinema, we present this mystery-thriller from a celebrated Nigerian filmmaker. The story follows five top executives, selected from across Africa to compete for the role of CEO of a multinational during a week-long retreat. The film boasts a stellar Pan-African cast and a screen STRANDS 42 book online at bfi.org.uk debut from the indefatigable Grammy-award winning singer Angélique Kidjo. + The Ghost of Tarkwa Bay Nigeria 2017. Dir Wale Ojo. 15min A young boy receives help from an enigmatic teacher. In partnership with SAT 2 DEC 20:10 NFT1 WOMAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA Celebrating women’s contribution to film Camerawoman: a selection of shorts by female cinematographers + Q&A TRT 100min illuminatrix is a collective of professional women cinematographers based in the UK. Founded in 2016, the group acts as a promotional platform, a network of support and inspiration for its members. Since less than seven percent of UK feature films have been shot by women, illuminatrix is pushing for gender equality in the field of cinematography. FRI 1 DEC 18:10 NFT3 For this event, illuminatrix presents a selection of short films shot by its members, showcasing the incredible and diverse female talent behind the camera. AFRICAN ODYSSEYS Important films from Africa and its diaspora Q&A Supported by Q&A


BFI Southbank Guide Dec 2017
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