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Cinema

Le Mois du Documentaire

Many of our subscribers were disappointed that the Congolese film ‘Maman Colonelle’ was not accessible.  It is now available for viewing in this region until 30 November.  Enjoy.

Maman Colonelle 
by Dieudo Hamadi | 1h12 | 2017

Winner of the SIGNIS-WACC Human Rights Award in 2017, the documentary highlights the courage of one person to fight against sexual abuse in a war-torn country which is the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Watch
Pan-African Forums
For this 3rd Pan-African Forum, we will be joined by Prof. Horace Campbell, an international peace and justice scholar and Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University, New York. He will give an overview of Pan-Africanism from the perspectives of the diaspora.
 
Prof. Campbell was the Third Kwame Nkrumah Chair, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon and is Executive member of the North American delegation of the Pan African Congress.
 
The Forum will be moderated by Dr. Mshai Mwangola, Peformance Scholar.
Register here
If you missed the first two Forums, you can catch them here
Music
Shades of Benga
Wednesday 2 December - 8pm
 
Have you been following the story of Kenya’s Popular Music. 
Watch Here
Episode 7 of Shades of Benga will feature Orchestra Les Mangelepa and discuss the golden age of Kenyan Lingala music.
Join us
Wasanii Tunajisort

The Wasanii Tunajisort series was launched in October 2020 as a platform for practical exchanges and insights that contribute directly to the professional development of artists and creatives.

The series grew out of the UNESCO Resiliart Initiative that took place from May to July 2020.

Covid-19 has accelerated the amount of digital content created, exchanged, and consumed across the world. Internet has democratized access to creation and distribution tools. 

Join the panelists

  • Wilfred Kiumi, Co-Founder of African Digital Media Institute and Vumicentral (streaming platform)
  • Patricia Kihoro, vlogger, actress and singer, radio and tv personality (leveraging social media)
  • George Gachui, Co-Founder of the socio ecommerce platform Mookh

as they share insights and experience on digital distribution and monetization.

The discussion will be moderated by Angela Wachuka, Co-Founder of the Book Bunk and Publish of African literature.

Register here
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