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afriKaleidoskop - die lange Filmnacht: One Evening, three movies

15.01.2020 5 p.m.
Reichshof Kulturbühne, Maxstraße 28, Bayreuth

afriKaleidoskop - Die lange Filmnacht will take you on a cinematographic journey of a special kind. On 15 January 2020, three outstanding African stories will be presented at the traditional cinema "Reichshof - Kulturbühne" in Bayreuth. Depending on your stamina, you can either watch one (5 Euros), two (8 Euros) or all three (10 Euros) of the movies presented.

Fig Tree (Feigenbaum), 2018

Dauer: 93 Minuten - Sprachen: Amharisch, Hebräisch/English Subtitles - Ethiopia
During the war in Ethiopia, members of the Jewish community tried to flee to Israel in the late 1980s. As Mina's family gradually leaves the country, she fears that her friend Eli, a Christian, could be forcibly recruited. This dramatic and partly autobiographical film offers an unusual perspective on the civil war in Ethiopia.
Director: Alamork Davidian, (Ethiopia/Israel)

Farming (In my skin), 2019

Dauer: 107 Minuten - Sprache: English/German subtitles - United Kingdom
Tilbury, Sessex, United Kingdom: A black teenager is placed by his Nigerian parents in a white British family. Faced with an identity crisis, Eni finds himself at the mercy of a group of skinheads for whom he will fight without ever being accepted. “Farming” is a ruthless autobiographical account by the director that bears witness to the reverse side of a practice of the 1960s and 1980s and the brutality of racial cleavages in the United Kingdom.
Director: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Nigeria/UK)

Rafiki, 2018

Dauer: 83 Minuten - Sprachen: Swahili, Englisch/English and German subtitles -  Kenya
Two young Kenyan women with different trajectories, are having a passionate love affair. Coupled with the negative gaze of the entourage, the election campaign between the parents of the two lovebirds makes their romantic journey even more difficult. Rafiki is the story of Ziki and Kena living a forbidden love in a social political and religious context hostile to homosexuality.
Director: Wanuri Kahiu

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