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BFI African Odysseys 2020 Screens Harriet and My Friend Fela

Inspirational films by and about the people of Africa, from archive classics to new cinema and docs. Programmed by David Somerset.

Harriet + Q&A with educator and author Dr Michelle Asantewa, and a Skype appearance from director Kasi Lemmons (work permitting)

Meet Harriet Tubman, a remarkable woman who escaped US slavery in 1849, and then went on to save over 70 more enslaved Africans.

My Friend Fela
+ Q&A with director Joel Zito Araújo (Skype), hosted by Kunle Olulode, film historian, cultural critic and broadcaster (more guests TBA)
An engaging, award-winning documentary about the influential and outspoken musician Fela Kuti.

Saturday 08 February 2020 14:00
NFT1 General Admission

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