Multifaceted contemporary African and African-diaspora cinema with special focus on the history of the Pan-African movement as captured in film.
Films inside ‘Pan-African Cinema Today (PACT)’
1745Gordon Napier IFFR 2018 19′
Two sisters kidnapped from their home and sold into slavery attempt to retake their freedom.
SankofaHaile Gerima IFFR 2018 125′
A black American model is gripped by the spirit of the past during a photo shoot close to an old slave fort. She travels back in time where, enslaved, she undergoes the horrors of slavery. An iconic film for the African diaspora and a key work in the oeuvre of African master Haile Gerima.
We Need Prayers: This One Went to MarketJim Chuchu IFFR 2018 5′
An artist who knows to sell herself and an art scene that loves to buy: on the fascination with a popular black art movement and its commercial value.
Unearthing. In ConversationBelinda Kazeem-Kamiński IFFR 2018 13′
In an empty theatre, artist Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński ‘dissects’ a series of photographs Austrian ethnographer Paul Schebesta took in the Belgian Congo in the 1930s.