Film night: SHORTS, SHORTS & SHOTS, Docubox The Box

THE BOX PRESENTS: SHORTS, SHORTS & SHOTS

https://www.nbofilmfest.com/ticketing/

Put on your shorts, grab a shot and let’s watch some short films at the first Shorts, Shorts & Shots Night at the NBO Film Fest. The 100 minute program curated by The Box(A Docubox spin off) in partnership with the British Council, will feature some of Africa’s very best short films giving Nairobi audiences a chance to see these excellent short films that haven’t been seen beyond the festival circuit.

In addition, we will be celebrating the homecoming of the Kenyan / German short film Watu Wote with a screening of their Academy shortlisted film and welcoming their stellar crew and cast back from the Oscars. They will fill us in on their trip to the Oscars and their thoughts, hopes and dreams for the Kenyan film industry.

Films To Be Screened Are…

WATU WOTE – Katja Benrath – German/Kenyan.

For almost a decade Kenya has been a target of terrorist attacks by the al-Shabab. In December 2015, Muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.

WE NEED PRAYERS – This one went to market (Ep4) – The Nest collective – Kenya.

How far are you willing to go for your hustle? In this episode, a young Kenyan visual artist comes up with a sly plan to take over the art world abroad.

WE NEED PRAYERS – This one said NO (Ep6) – The Nest collective – Kenya.

How far are you willing to go for your hustle? In this episode, a young Kenyan visual artist comes up with a sly plan to take over the art world abroad.

Seeds – Philippa Ndisi Herrmann – Kenya

The sea was the first to see us and so the sea will be the last to leave us. A visual poem from Kenya that explores blood memory, creation myths and ancestry

Chebet – Tony Koros – Kenya

A pregnant woman in the Kenyan highlands decides to take drastic action against her alcoholic husband when she finds him passed out in front of their house yet again.

IMFURA – Samuel Ishimwe – Rwanda

Gisa goes to the village of Nkora, native to her mother who disappeared during the genocide. He finds himself in the midst of a family conflict over the fate of the ruins of a house his mother had built. Caught between the contradictions of a changing society, Gisa, who is almost the same age as the new Rwanda, seeks to rediscover his share of the collective memory of a past that belongs to him, but also so far away

SCREENING DATE: 30th MARCH 2018.

VENUE: PRESTIGE CINEMA, NAIROBI

FROM 7.00 PM TO 9.00 PM

TICKETS ON SALE AT MYMOOKH.COM FOR KSH 550

 

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