Multifaceted contemporary African and African-diaspora cinema with special focus on the history of the Pan-African movement as captured in film.
Films in ‘Pan-African Cinema Today (PACT)’
Tuko MachoJim Chuchu IFFR 2018 60′
A high-tech underground gang takes the law into its own hands in crime-ridden Nairobi. The gang tails criminals, collects evidence, then kidnaps them. In captivity they are interrogated and sentenced by the world’s largest public tribunal: social media. A confronting, interactive film experience.
Stories of Our LivesJim Chuchu IFFR 2018 60′
Stories of love that can only be lived and shared in secret. Anyone identifying as LGBTQI in Kenya risks a heavy penalty – possibly even a death sentence. This Kenyan collective shows the lack of understanding, pain and violence, but also the tensions, lust and hilariously embarrassing moments. Stories shared by many, worldwide.
I Believe in PinkVictoria Thomas IFFR 2018 5′
In a crowded market on the Lagos mainland, John makes men beautiful by tattooing their lips.
Tribute to Malcolm XMadeline Anderson IFFR 2018 15′
A commemoration of the four-year anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X.