Experimental space for idiosyncratic artists who make their own rules. They also depict how rules can be broken using their own, unique imagery.
Films screened in this combined programme
KindahEphraim Asili IFFR 2017 12′
The full festival programme, including the film descriptions, trailers and schedule per day, will be available on 15 January 2020.
A filmic link between two African communities in the diaspora: one in Hudson, New York and one in the Maroon village of Accompong in Jamaica. The symbol for this link is the Kindah tree.
KBELAYasmin Thayná IFFR 2017 22′
A powerful visual essay about nappy hair. Confrontational and poetic, tranquil and exciting, it investigates the oppression of black Brazilian women, but also shows their power and diversity.
Improvement AssociationKevin Jerome Everson IFFR 2017 12′
Fascinating portrait of Malik Hudgins, who has been a member since 1974 of the Universal Negro Improvement Association founded by Marcus Garvey.
IdentificationMike Hoolboom IFFR 2017 29′
A story of the city in sixteen acts, recurring scenes with variations, of loss and humour. A look at the colour that is not a colour. Remembering Charlie "Africa" Keunang. (Mike Hoolboom)