African FILM FESTIVAL New zealand

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

Women Hold Up the Sky

In the world of mining and big dam construction, women are the first to be affected by the pollution, loss of land and displacement. This is the story of women in Congo DR, Uganda and South Africa standing up for their rights against the multinationals destroying their environment and livelihood. Journeying between these three countries, […]

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Obsolescence

In an electronic garbage dump in Africa, there is still a child who hopes to restore the splendour of the past to his village. An elderly witch with whom he lives will help him to achieve it through a small seed, triggering a series of events that interconnect past and present, revealing to the child […]

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Siren of the Mediterranean Islands

The siren of the island is a female character who will be part of a visual tour tracing the curiosities of the island-inspired by legends to show viewers the specific artistic, craft and heritage of the island. […]

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Zanzibar Saves Its Sea

The ocean covers the major part of our planet, accommodating a quarter of all known species, influencing our climate and offering a coastal habitat for half of the world’s population – and despite this, we are destroying it. The overuse of the ocean leads to the destruction of the ecological balance. Simultaneously the coastal populations […]

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Maasai Remix

Maasai Remix follows three Maasai individuals who in different settings – the United Nations, a Tanzanian village, and an American university – face challenges to their community by drawing strength from local traditions, modifying them when necessary, and melding them with new resources. […]

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