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Film Africa 2011
10 days of more than fifty of the best African fiction and documentary films from across the continent, With lively Q&As and panel discussions featuring leading African filmmakers, and a dynamic programme of 
cultural events

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Film Africa 2011 takes place 3-13 November 2011 in London.



10 days of more than fifty of the best African fiction and documentary films from across the continent.

With lively Q&As and panel discussions featuring leading African filmmakers, and a dynamic programme of cultural events.

Highlights include:

A special focus on African women filmmakers
Twenty filmmakers and actors in attendance
The Distribution Forum and The Silver Baobab Award for Best Short African Film
Film Africa LIVE! with performances from some of London’s most exciting musicians and DJs


FILMS

L’Afrique vue par
FICTION
SCREENING: SUN, 6 NOVEMBER 2011, 3:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

A Screaming Man
FICTION
SCREENING: FRI, 11 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Benda Bilili
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: FRI, 4 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Blood in the Mobile
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: MON, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Body and Soul
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: TUE, 8 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Deluge
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: THU, 10 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Dirty Laundry
SHORT
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 3:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Drexciya
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

El Problema (The Problem: Testimony of the Saharawi People)
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: SUN, 6 NOVEMBER 2011, 4:00PM
VENUE: FRONTLINE CLUB

Fragments
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: FRI, 4 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Garagouz
SHORT
SCREENING: MON, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Handsworth Songs
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: FRI, 11 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Indochina, Traces of a Mother
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: SUN, 6 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Karmen Geï
FICTION
SCREENING: SUN, 13 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Koukan Kourcia (The Cry of the Turtledove)
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: TUE, 8 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Koundi and National Thursday
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Lenin’s Children
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: FRI, 11 NOVEMBER 2011, 7:00PM
VENUE: FRONTLINE CLUB

Lezare
SHORT
SCREENING: MON, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Lobi
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 1:00PM
VENUE: RICH MIX

Me Broni Ba
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Microphone
FICTION
SCREENING: THU, 3 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Microphone
FICTION
SCREENING: WED, 9 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Mwansa the Great
SHORT
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 3:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

No More Fear
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: TUE, 8 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:00PM
VENUE: RICH MIX

Nothing But the Sea
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: WED, 9 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Notre Etrangère / The Place in Between
FICTION
SCREENING: SUN, 6 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Pegasus
FICTION
SCREENING: SAT, 12 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Phyllis
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 1:00PM
VENUE: RICH MIX

Phyllis
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Pumzi
SHORT
SCREENING: MON, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Sambizanga
FICTION
SCREENING: SAT, 12 NOVEMBER 2011, 3:00PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Shirley Adams
FICTION
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Square Stories
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 1:00PM
VENUE: RICH MIX

Surfing Soweto
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: THU, 10 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:45PM
VENUE: SCREEN ON THE GREEN: EVERYMAN CINEMAS

Surfing Soweto
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: SAT, 12 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

The Athlete
FICTION
SCREENING: MON, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, 7:30PM
VENUE: RICH MIX

The Athlete
FICTION
SCREENING: THU, 10 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

The Cassava Metaphor
SHORT
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 3:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

The Deliverance of Comfort
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 1:00PM
VENUE: RICH MIX

The Deliverance of Comfort
EXPERIMENTAL
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

The Dreams of Elibidi
FICTION
SCREENING: TUE, 8 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

The Figurine
FICTION
SCREENING: TUE, 8 NOVEMBER 2011, 8:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Tinye So
SHORT
SCREENING: SAT, 5 NOVEMBER 2011, 3:00PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Twilight Revelations: Episodes in the Life & Times of Emperor Haile Selassie
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: THU, 10 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE

Witches of Gambaga
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: MON, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, 7:00PM
VENUE: FRONTLINE CLUB

Zebu and the Photo Fish
SHORT
SCREENING: MON, 7 NOVEMBER 2011, 6:30PM
VENUE: THE RITZY

Zwelidumile
DOCUMENTARY
SCREENING: SUN, 6 NOVEMBER 2011, 1:00PM
VENUE: RICH MIX

VENUES

Hackney Picturehouse
270 Mare Street

London
E8 1HE

Box Office Number: +44 (0)871 902 5734

Email: hackney@picturehouses.co.uk
www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Hackney_Picturehouse

The Ritzy
Brixton Oval
Coldharbour Lane
London, SW2 1JG
Box Office Number: +44 (0)871 902 5739
Email: ritzy@picturehouses.co.uk
www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Ritzy_Picturehouse
Travel info
Underground: Brixton (Victoria Line) – 50 yards left from the station Rail: Brixton Bus: 2, 3, 35, 45, 109, 118, 133, 159, 196, 250, 322, 345, 355, P4, P5, N2, N3, N35, N37, N109

Frontline Club
13 Norfolk Place
London W2 1QJ

Tel: +44 (0)20 7479 8950

www.frontlineclub.com
Travel info: Closest Tube Station: Paddington

Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA
Box Office Number +44 (0)20 7613 7498
www.richmix.org.uk
Travel Info : Overground
nearest station: Shoreditch High Street (East London line)
Underground
nearest stations: Liverpool Street (Central, Hammersmith & City, District and Metropolitan lines), Old Street (Northern line), Bethnal Green (Central line) and Aldgate East (Hammersmith & City, District lines)
Bus:
The no. 8 and 388 stop next door to the building and can take you to the West End or towards Bow, Hackney and Cambridge Heath. From Shoreditch High Street and Liverpool Street you can catch buses nos. 26, 35, 47, 48, 67, 78, 135, 149, 242 and 243 which can take you across London.

Screen on the Green: Everyman Cinemas
83 Upper Street
Islington

London 
N1 0NP
Reservation number: +44 (0)871 906 9060
Available daily from 9.00am-9.00pm (calls cost only 10p per minute from BT landlines. Other networks may vary).
www.everymancinema.com/cinemas/screen-on-the-green
Travel info : The venue is located opposite Islington Green and a 5 minute walk from Angel tube station.
Train/ TUBE station: Angel
Northern Line
(Bank Branch)

BROUGHT TO YOU BY
Royal African Society
SOAS, University of London

The Royal African Society is Britain’s prime Africa organisation, working to foster a better understanding of Africa in the UK and throughout the world; to disseminate knowledge and insight to make a positive difference to Africa’s development; and to celebrate the diversity and depth of African culture.
www.royalafricansociety.org

CONTACT
Film Africa
c/o Royal African Society
36 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PD
Tel: +44 20 3073 8337