This week, London's BFI hosts 2 screenings of New African Cinema – a collection of 3 short films created as part of the Africa First mentoring scheme. The films include The Tunnel, from South Africa's Jenna Bass, Pumzi from Kenya's Wanuri Kahiu and Saint Louis Blues from Senegal's Dyana Gaye. Find more information about these films and screenings here.
Also on show during the festival:
- Imani, a film by Uganda's Caroline Kamya,
- Life, Above All by South Africa's Oliver Schmitz,
- Relentless by Nigeria's Andy Amadi Okoroafor,
- Shungu: The Resilience of a People from Zimbabwe's Saki Mafundikwa
Exciting stuff for you lucky Londoners!
Pumzi stills from the BFI website.