African FILM FESTIVAL New Zealand


Nobody’s Died Laughing

A documentary on the work of satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys, Nobody’s Died Laughing is quietly inspiring. It tells the story of one man who rolled up his sleeves and got on with the job, rather than just griping about everything that is bad. The story of a legendary man from an extraordinary country and the phenomenal […]

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Ali, the Goat & Ibrahim

Ali loves a goat called Nada and Ibrahim hears voices from another world. Both young men are misunderstood and marginalized. Together, they embark on a journey that takes them around Egypt only to discover, through their strong friendship, that their ailment is in fact their strength. […]

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A story of triumph, survival, hope, and a lesson in how to forgive and live through the eyes of a mother whose grief gives hope and a lesson in how to forgive and live, an artist who chose to forgive rather than seek revenge. group of young men and women whose determination and hard work […]

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Bus Stop

A creative message that visually presents interactions between people with different cultural backgrounds at a Bus Stop! […]

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Welcome to Gondwana

Young French idealist plunged into African reality, controversial presidential elections, a dictator determined to remain in power by cheating, two sidekicks adept at geopolitics, a French congressman determined to sell asparagus to Africans, a young and pretty revolutionary: Welcome to Gondwana! […]

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Sacred Water

Guided by Vestine, an extravagant star of radio nights, the film discovers Rwandan sexuality in search of the water that gushes out the female body and reveals with humour and spontaneity the mystery of female ejaculation. Sacred Water confronts the western viewer with its own intimacy and immerses you into a modern Rwanda rediscovering its […]

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Mali Blues

We are sick, we are psychopaths, we need music,” declares Fatoumata Diawara, one of the four renowned Malian musicians featured in this documentary. Combining wonderful concert footage with moving portraits of artists determined to make music no matter what the risk, Mali Blues should appeal both to world music fans and anyone interested in the […]

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Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power. […]

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