African FILM FESTIVAL New zealand

AUCKLAND 2-12 APRIL 2020 | WELLINGTON 6-10 MAY 2020

Duga, the Scavengers

Duga or Vultures are birds that live off dead animals. This film is about modern Burkinabe society where everyone is on the make like the vultures; and Animists, Muslims, and Christians are all entrenched in their own practices. The film rejects this religious sectarianism. Good friendships can be forever! […]

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The Other One is Me

This is a film of “life is always better on the other side of the Mediterranean Sea”. Three men meet on a deserted beach where they’ve been shipwrecked. The two Algerians are heading to Europe, and a Frenchman, who’s decided to change his life by going in the opposite direction. The resulting confusion, involving personality […]

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He Even Has Your Eyes

In their mid-30s, Paul and Sali are happily married and the proud new owners of their own fl orist’s store. The only cloud on their horizon is the long wait to adopt a child. Sali’s Senegalese parents, Mamita and Ousmane, even have a name ready for their future grandson: Lamine. Just when the couple had […]

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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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Keteke

It’s the 80s rail service system, and the train is the only means of transport from the outskirts. A couple – BOI (AdjeteyAnang) and ATSWEI (Lydia Forson) is bent on delivering their first baby in Aketebut misses their first train. A wrong decision finds them in the middle of nowhere. Will they make it on […]

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Lodgers

When a professional Nigerian couple abandon their accomplished life in Nigeria and migrate to the UK as HIGHLY SKILLED migrants , Life in the UK slowly unravels the true worth of their ‘sought-after’ skills. […]

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