The purpose of the African Women in Cinema Blog is to provide a space to discuss diverse topics relating to African women in cinema--filmmakers, actors, producers, and all film professionals. The blog is a public forum of the Centre for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema.

Le Blog sur les femmes africaines dans le cinéma est un espace pour l'échange d'informations concernant les réalisatrices, comédiennes, productrices, critiques et toutes professionnelles dans ce domaine. Ceci sert de forum public du Centre pour l'étude et la recherche des femmes africaines dans le cinémas.

16 May 2016

Images of Black Women Film Festival 2016 - London

Images of Black Women
Film Festival

Founded in 2004, Images of Black Women Film Festival returns to promote race and gender equality both in front of and behind the camera, highlighting the work of Black women and the diversity of Africa and its Diaspora.

Film Programme: 20 and 22 May - 5 and 12 June

Where Children Play (2015) Leila Djansi
A young woman is forced to nurse the father who abused her after her mother's death.

 The Perfect Human A Love Story (2014) Wade Jacks.
Sen has invited his love, Esther, for a dinner date to his apartment. They are beautiful - The Perfect Humans. But all does not go to plan!

Battledream Chronicle (2015) Alain Bidard
In 2100, the empire of Mortemonde colonized almost all the nations of the Earth and reduced their populations to slavery. The slaves are forced to collect 1000XP every month in Battledream, a video game where they can die for real.  Only those who succeed are granted the right to live until the next month. Syanna, a young martinican slave, refuses to keep living in this condition and decides to regain her freedom...

Ayanda (2015) Sara Blecher
Ayanda is a fresh and modern tale that shows a vibrant, diverse, creative and hard-working Africa - in occurrence South Africa - giving an alternative perspective on the continent.

Out of My Hands (2015) Takeshi Fukunaga
In the Liberian countryside, Cisco's quiet life as a rubber plantation worker is disrupted by a workers' strike. Risking everything to embark on a new life, he accepts a chance invitation to New York, where he immerses himself in its small Liberian community.

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