Media Promo: 3 Films to Watch at Film Africa 2018 starts 2nd Nov ’18 – AKasha + SYLVIA + Hello RAIN

aKasha + Director Q&A

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Dir. hajooj kuka Sat 10 Nov | 18:00 | Rich Mix | BOOK HERE

Sudan, South Africa Qatar. 2018. 78.
Adnan is a heroic revolutionary who loves his AK47 as much as he loves his sweetheart Lina. When Adan and fellow soldier Absi fail to return to duty, army commander Blues launches a kasha, the rounding up of truant soldiers. Will Adan and Absi escape their superiors? Will Adan be reunited with his beloved rifle? Through an unlucky friendship, we spend a comical 24-hours exploring village life and the ideology of rebel-held Sudan.

Film – English Subtitled. Introduction and Q&A – BSL Interpreted


SYLVIA - NIJA NEW WAVESat 03 Nov | 14:00 | BFI Southbank BOOKING NOW

Dir. Daniel Oriahi

Nigeria. 2018. 130 mins.
Following the international success of neo-noir Taxi Driver (Oko Ashawo), Oriahi continues to push the boundaries of what we know and love in Nollywood. This intense psychological thriller centres on the childhood friendship between Richard and Sylvia that matures into troubled waters during the pair’s adulthood when Richard decides to marry his long-term girlfriend Gbemi.

Dir. C.J. ‘Fiery’ Obasi

Tue 6 Nov | 18:00 | Rich Mix

Nigeria. 2018. 30 mins. English, Pidgin with English subtitles.

Through an alchemical combination of juju and technology a scientist-witch who creates wigs that grant both her and her friends supernatural powers. Part of Naija New Wave

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