Canvas Institute & African Film Festival co-presentation
& Talkback With the Filmmakers. AFRICAN FOOD & BEVERAGES WILL BE SERVED
Country: United States/Botswana/Nigeria/Sierra Leone – 2016- 30min.
Soju is a documentary from an African perspective. Surfers, metal heads, and guerilla filmmakers explore their identity and culture in Sierra Leone, Botswana, and Nigeria.
Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom
Lebert Bethune – Jamaica/USA -1967 -20min.
Portrays Malcolm X at a time when his views were changing to include the world situation with regard to the race problem. Includes interviews filmed during Malcolm X’s trip to Europe and Africa shortly before his assassination in the United States, interspersed with scenes of African rebellion.
Ekwa Msangi – Kenya/USA – 2014 – 22min.
Kiswahili and Sheng with English subtitles
When her mom gets sick, Kibibi’s dad must take her to the market to get her hair braided before school begins.
Soko Sonko is a hilarious, fish-out-of-water roller-coaster of a journey, about a well-intended dad who goes where no man has gone before… because only women have been there.