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Notes from Home: Recurring Dreams & Women’s Voices



Thu, Jun 22

8:30 pm

Rue Ravenstein 23
Brussels, 1000

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AFF and Recognition, in partnership with Bozar present 'Notes from Home: Recurring Dreams & Women's Voices' a short film evening on the 22nd June 2023 at 20h30.

Selected from the 2021 New York African Film Festival which was presented under the theme "Notes from Home: Recurring Dreams & Women’s Voices," the films in the 2022 National Traveling Series lineup are a celebration of the shared aspirations that drive humanity through time and the voices of the women who push the culture forward while preserving treasured traditions. Learn more about the films below. The evening programme is a co-creation with Recognition, in collaboration with the New York African Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the film directors moderated by Lyse Ishimwe (Recognition).

The following short films will be part of the line-up:

Jua Kali by Joash Calvin Omondi, Fiction, Kenya, 2022, 18min
Mirror Mirror by Sandulela Asanda, Fiction, SA, 2022, 9min
Appreciation by Tomisin Adepeju, Fiction, Nigeria, 2019, 14min
Ruthan (An Arabi-Juba Word Meaning Language) by Abul Ajak, Documentary, SA, 2019, 12 Min
Precious Hair & Beauty by John Ogunmuyiwa, Fiction, UK, 2021, 11m