Africa in Motion short film competition screening
5.30-8.30pm, Tuesday 15th November 2022
CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge
Register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MBITHI MASYA / KENYA / 11 MINS / SWAHILI, ENGLISH / RATING 15
A six-year-old boy with the unique gift of teleportation, struggles to understand people and the world around him
FROM HERE TO THERE (2022)
REMY RYUMUGABE / RWANDA / 4 MINS / KINYARWANDA / RATING 15
An old and wise woman sitting by the lake, reflecting on existence.
JOHANNA MAKABI / FRANCE / 14 MINS / FRENCH / RATING 15
Grace, 8, hates her neighborhood and cheerleading, so she decides to join her father in space.
IMMOVABLE OBJECTS (2022)
MANU KUREWA / UK / 20 MINS / ENGLISH / RATING 15
A family finds themselves forced out of their home at the onset of the Covid pandemic.
IN THESE TRYING TIMES (2022)
MOHAMED SHERIF / EGYPT / 21 MINS / ARABIC, ENGLISH / RATING 15
As the inevitable end approaches, three friends try to adapt as the world falls apart around them.
JEDDI / GRANDPA (2022)
HAMZA ATIFI / MOROCCO / 19 MINS / ARABIC / RATING 15
A child sees his grandfather on his deathbed. Confused, he clings to an endemic legend.
JUA KALI / HOT SUN (2021)
JOASH CALVIN OMONDI / KENYA / 18 MINS / ENGLISH, SWAHILI / RATING 15
Diana, a domestic worker, and her colleagues skillfully perform their cleaning duties against the backdrop of their privileged clients’ private struggles and shenanigans.
THE STAR / LA STAR (2021)
KEVIN MAVAKALA / DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO / 14 MINS / FRENCH / RATING 15
With all means at hand, a director does everything possible to succeed in shooting his film. Unfortunately, his lead actress does not wish to facilitate his task.
LETTERS TO THE MAN I LOVE (2021)
BRANDON CLARKE / SOUTH AFRICA / 17 MINS / AFRIKAANS / RATING 15
Set within the aftershocks of South Africa’s Apartheid, a gay farmhand writes letters to his lover.
SUNDAY MORNING / MANHÃ DE DOMINGO (2022)
BRUNO RIBEIRO / BRAZIL / 25 MINS / PORTUGUESE / RATING 15
Gabriela is a young pianist who will perform at her first major recital. However, a dream about her dead mother destabilizes Gabriela’s mind and heart, putting her presentation at risk.
THE PRECIOUS STONE / LA PIERRE PRÉCIEUSE (2022)
BABACAR HANNE DIA / SENEGAL / 20 MINS / FRENCH, WOLOF / RATING 15
Finding by chance, a precious historical stone on an archeological site, two children decide to deliver it to the village authority.