The African film festival – Lausanne unveils the poster for its 11th edition to be held in the Swiss Cinémathèque from 18 to 21 August 2016. Films mostly unpublished in Switzerland, a retrospective Humor and Satire, a carte blanche to the festival Nollywoodweek Paris, a concert film, an Afrosoul music evening, an exhibition, debates and meetings around the theme Itineraries will transport the audience through the African continent for 4 days.
In the programme of 18 to 21 August 2016, fictions and documentaries from across the continent by African filmmakers shot in Africa, a retrospective Humor and Satire in partnership with the Swiss Film Archive, a carte blanche to the festival Nollywoodweek paris, a concert film (screening of Mali Blues by Lutz Gregor and concert by the Malian group Songhoy Blues), an AfroSoul musical evening with DJ Soul Koffi, an exhibition by Joanna Choumali (photographer), a round table on audiovisual training in Africa, debates, meetings and African flavors.
The frame of the 11th edition of the African film festival – Lausanne is woven around the theme Itineraries through forays into the social sphere, cultural, artistic, musical or multiple policy Africa. An invitation to discover the vitality and diversity of African culture, plural routes and works of diverse backgrounds. An opportunity for the public to interpret a wide range of images, to tame them, to give them meaning, with the only slogan discovery and pleasure.
In pre-programme Saturday, June 4, the African film festival and Cinema CityClub Pully propose an evening in the colours of the Democratic Republic of Congo. A magnificent concert singer, dancer and guitarist Kalmery preceded by the documentary Empire of Dust by Bram van Paesschen.
The African film festival – Lausanne is delighted to unveil the programme on 26 July 2016. You will find photos, posters and other information under PRESS below.
11th African film festival – Lausanne, 18 – 08.21.2016 www.cinemasdafrique.ch
SA June 4 Cinema CityClub Pully
7 pm Screening EMPIRE OF DUST
Documentary by Bram van Paesschen
(Belgium, 2011, 77 ‘, v.o. s-t fr., 16/16)
The story of a Chinese railway company Congolese land. Often hilarious documentary nevertheless shows the immense rise of China in the DRC.
9 pm: Kalmery (DRC / F) IN CONCERT
So Kalmery is native to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. musical prodigy, insatiable traveler, poet, singer and dancer in search of roots and values of humanity, Kalmery is an unusual and mystical character, which plays music that defies labels and located at the crossroads of blues , folk, soul and song: the brakka …
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Screening: 7 pm
Concert: 9 pm
Prices: 25.- / 20.-
Snacks on the spot
Online ticket purchase www.cityclubpully.ch
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