Thursday Movie Night @ Goethe
Starts: Thursday, 5 November, 2015 04:00pm
Ends: Thursday, 5 November, 2015 07:00pm
We continue our journey through the Award winning films of the Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015. Upcoming Thursday we are happy to present four interesting short movies:
Tulanana Bohela, South Africa 2014 (20 min)
Uthando is a tragedy that takes place around a love triangle between two sisters and their mutual lover. Dark shadows forge a struggle with self-esteem, jealousy and loyalty and pose a threat to their strong bond. In our story we learn that regret has its cost.
"Soko Sonko (The Market King)"
Ekwa Msangi, Kenya 2013 (22 min)
Ousmane Sembene Awards
When his wife falls sick, a well intended dad braves the fires and goes where no man has gone before – the hairmarket – to get his daughter’s hair braided before school begins.
"Every Day is a small Life"
Albane Fioretti, France 2014 (28 min)
Special Jury Prize
A vision of the suburbs, with their warmth, vivacity, and rich human diversity. A council estate on the Mediterranean coast. Living in a modest caravan amongst the tower blocks, Rachel, 80 years old, dreams of returning to her native Algeria. Her son Simon doesn’t want to know anything about it. Stella, her grand-daughter, describes them as a really awful family. Fortunately they are surrounded by the good humor of Yazid, alias Gino, and the entire neighborhood…
"Samaki Mchangani (Fish of the Land)"
Amil Shivji, Tanzania 2014 (30 min)
Zuku Award: Best Film in Sound
On the auspicious day when Godfrey launches the first Tanzanian cellular company, he is involved in a fatal accident. Haunted by his series of choices, our young ambitious entrepreneur reveals more than one face of ‘Africa rising’.
Extra: cold drinks, grilled sausages ("Bratwurst"), selected music playback and meeting new and old friends
We are looking forward to your visit!