A journey to the Indian Ocean – Cinema Africa 2021: "'The Comeback – A Tale of Irrelevance', Mauritius/India 2020"
2021-11-16, 8 p.m (CET)
In November 2021, the film festival “Cinema Africa” of the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence invites the audience on a cinematic journey to the colourful world of the Indian Ocean. Over the course of four evenings, the movie festival presents stories that take place in La Réunion, Mauritius, South Africa and Tanzania showing examples of the broad spectrum of African filmmaking today. The 13th edition of the festival will take place from 14.-17. November at Cineplex Bayreuth, Germany and will give the audience a chance for a meet and greet as well as discussion with the directors after each screening.
- For the complete programme of the 2021 Cinema Africa, find the flyer here.
The Comeback – A Tale of Irrelevance
Runtime: 100 min
In this comedy, director Sharvan Anenden follows three forgotten Bollywood movie stars who try to make a comeback by kidnapping a current superstar during a shooting in Mauritius. They get help from a young woman who herself is aspiring to become a film director.