Africa in Motion film festival 26 Oct – 4 Nov

Africa in Motion film festivalThis year’s Africa-in-Motion Film Festival features a number of films and events related to the Mandela Centenary.

The film, “Nelson Mandela: A True Pan-Africanist”, is being screened on Wednesday 31 October at the Edinburgh Filmhouse. This film documentary focuses on Mandela’s pan-African journeys and influences.

There will be a Q&A following the film with Director, Faith Isiakpere, and Producer, Firdoze Bulbulie. Brian Filling, chair of the NMSMF, has been asked to chair the Q&A.

For more details visit: https://www.africa-in-motion.org.uk/festival/edinburgh/event/259

There is also a symposium earlier that day convened by the Centre of African Studies and Africa-in-Motion at Edinburgh University. Details at https://www.africa-in-motion.org.uk/festival/edinburgh/event/269

Other films in the Festival include: “Standing on Their Shoulders”, a documentary on the historical journey of female resistance to apartheid. The film marks and celebrates the centenary of Albertina Sisulu, details at https://www.africa-in-motion.org.uk/festival/edinburgh/event/231, and “Whispering Truth to Power”, which tracks Thuli Madonsela, South Africa’s former Public Protector, as she builds her case against the country’s then President, Jacob Zuma. Details at https://www.africa-in-motion.org.uk/festival/edinburgh/event/271

Visit Africa-in-Motion at https://www.africa-in-motion.org.uk for the full programme of films and events.