African FILM FESTIVAL New Zealand

AUCKLAND 26 NOVEMBER-6 DECEMBER 2020 | WELLINGTON 4-8 NOVEMBER 2020

Dream of Salt + Photocopy

Dream of Salt A dream can’t be seen by the eyes as it resides in the world of imagination Nabil Herbawy’s dream lit up his sightless eyes to allow him to illuminate the dreamers’ lives. Photocopy In a way, Mahmoud’s life is a ‘photocopy’ of millions of others: He has worked for 30 years in […]

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Climb with Remi: Kilimanjaro for IDPs + Maasai Remix

Climb with Remi: Kilimanjaro for IDPs In an attempt to get the public to care, four Nigerian women take on a symbolic adventure to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness for the plight of millions of women and children living in deplorable conditions in camps set up for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) children […]

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Women Hold Up the Sky + The Cemetery Of Elephants

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. […]

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Obsolescence + Fig Tree

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 […]

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Back into the Wild + Duga, The Scavengers

Back into the Wild A troop of 14 bonobos is on the verge of being released into the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congolese conservation group Amis des Bonobos du Congo (ABC) is working to make sure the communities surrounding the release site feel invested in the project. This will be the […]

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Juma + Fish Out Of Water

Juma Child mortality from malaria is a serious problem in Africa. Juma with his superpowers becomes the saviour by destroying the mosquitoes. Fish Out Of Water ‘Fish Out Of Water’ is a local feature film starring Namibian model and reality TV personality, Maria Nepembe and the film ‘Katutura’ lead, actress and socialite Tjuna Kauapirurua. The […]

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Part Of The Pack + Parkour(s) Aka Reset

Part Of The Pack This film will educate the public on an endangered species in their country that no one knows or is talking about. We will look at what makes an African Wild Dog so unique and give insight on how they are as a species with regards to their social dynamics and hunting […]

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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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Juma

Child mortality from malaria is a serious problem in Africa. Juma with his superpowers becomes the saviour by destroying the mosquitoes. […]

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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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