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Fims Screening: KIMPA VITA – the mother of the African Revolution

Kimpa Vita Square 2

Date: Fri 21 April 2017 from 17:00 – 20:00

Location: Galton LT 1-19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB

Join film producer Ne Nkuda Nlaba for a Screening of Kimpa Vita – La Mere de la Revolution Africaine Continue reading Fims Screening: KIMPA VITA – the mother of the African Revolution

Kindoki: Nouveaux court-métrage Congolais

Kindoki est un film de court-métrage basé sur un jeune garçon appelé Placide aux côtés de sa petite sœur Rosie , qui vivaient avec leurs mère à Paris , avant d’être envoyé à leurs tante à Londres . Luttant pour les élever , leur mère Mariam pensé que ce serait Continue reading Kindoki: Nouveaux court-métrage Congolais

ELIKYA: A Poem

Trailer for the “ELIKYA.” documentary, coming December 2012.

There are young women in Kinshasa with hoop dreams bigger than the obstacles they must overcome to make them true. The 2 months I spent with them in Summer 2012 were inspiration for this spoken word poem.

Visit http://www.sarahmkazadi.com for more.

Blood in the Mobile – Monday 19th March

Dear all,

You are cordially invited to filmmaker and writer, Tace Bayliss’ private screening of Frank Piasecki Poulsen’s award-winning film: “Blood in the Mobile” on Monday 19th March at 7:00pm at the School of Oriental & African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG.

Guest speakers on the night will be Frank Piasecki Poulsen (Filmmaker), Clive Baldwin (Senior Legal Advisor, Human Rights Watch) and Tatiana Giraud (CEO, TG Foundation), who will participate in a Q&A session after the screening, hosted by Tace Bayliss.  This event is by invitation only, so to secure your seat, please RSVP at: rsvp@tgfoundation.org.uk by Thursday 15th March.

Congolese Teen Rachel Mwanza Wins Best Actress Award At Berlinale International Film Festival

The 62nd Berlinale International Film Festival awards ceremony occurred Saturday (Feb. 18th) and one delightful surprise that took place was Congolese native and newcomer Rachel Mwanza’s “Best Actress” win for her role in the dramatic film War Witch (aka Rebelle).
The 15 year old plays a young girl who is kidnapped from her village and becomes a child soldier.  The Canadian production, directed by Kim Nguyen, was completely filmed in the Congo although the story takes place in an unnamed nation. Continue reading Congolese Teen Rachel Mwanza Wins Best Actress Award At Berlinale International Film Festival