Series of six short African films about love. The Last Picture (Farai Sevenzo, Zimbabwe): portrait photographer from the big city Harare falls in love with the young third wife of a man in the country. So Be It (Joseph Gai Ramaka, Senegal): a woman loves a man, but this stranger becomes engrossed in his work in a hospital. The White and the Black (Abderrahmane Sissako, Tunisia): two men who have shared a love for chess since their youth are driven apart by two women. Mamlambo (Zola Maseko, South Africa): magic story about the love between a black street boy and a Chinese girl who is forced into prostitution. The Look of the Stars (Ribeiro, Mozambique): a boy fleeing finds shelter with his uncle and becomes involved in the conflict between his ex-wife and her new alcoholic husband. The Homecoming (Milly Jafta, Namibia): after an absence lasting years, a woman finds out on her return that her sister has taken her place in the family.

Filmmaker
Abderrahmane Sissako
Premiere
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Country
South Africa
Year
1997
Medium
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Length
26’
Language
Arabic
Producer
Catalyst Films
Writer
João Ribeiro
Editor
Orlando Mesquita