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Lusophone Film Festival: Cinema from the Portuguese Speaking World
1ère édition. at 18h00. Admission free. Goethe Institut Nairobi.

Français

Recognised with international awards at film festivals around the globe, the cinema from the Portuguese-speaking world is still mostly unknown to the general public. This 240 million people linguistic community is a thriving one, promoting over 80 film festivals and cinema awards every year, with movies mostly consumed in the respective countries.



The Lusophone Film Fest is a showcase of the diversity of film production in the eight Portuguese-speaking countries spread across 4 continents. For six months the festival will present multiple works (documentaries, animations, shorts and feature films), in monthly sessions of several films from different countries.



The first edition of the monthly fest features the following films: Isle of Flowers (Ilha das Flores) by Jorge Furtado (Brazil, 1989, 13min);
North Atlantic by Bernardo Nascimento (Portugal, 2010, 15min);
Virgin Margarida (Virgem Margarida) by Licinio Azevedo (Mozambique, 2012, 90min).

Time: 6.00 pm
Admission free

North Atlantic Trailer 2010 from bernardo nascimento on Vimeo.



Venue
GOETHE-INSTITUT de Nairobi
Maendeleo House – Monrovia Street- Nairobi
tel.1 : +254-20-2224640

English

Recognised with international awards at film festivals around the globe, the cinema from the Portuguese-speaking world is still mostly unknown to the general public. This 240 million people linguistic community is a thriving one, promoting over 80 film festivals and cinema awards every year, with movies mostly consumed in the respective countries.



The Lusophone Film Fest is a showcase of the diversity of film production in the eight Portuguese-speaking countries spread across 4 continents. For six months the festival will present multiple works (documentaries, animations, shorts and feature films), in monthly sessions of several films from different countries.



The first edition of the monthly fest features the following films: Isle of Flowers (Ilha das Flores) by Jorge Furtado (Brazil, 1989, 13min); North Atlantic by Bernardo Nascimento (Portugal, 2010, 15min); Virgin Margarida (Virgem Margarida) by Licinio Azevedo (Mozambique, 2012, 90min).

Venue
GOETHE-INSTITUT de Nairobi
Maendeleo House – Monrovia Street- Nairobi
tel.1 : +254-20-2224640