Beats of the Antonov

Genre : Cinema cycle | Accra

Thursday 01 june 2017

Column : Cinema/tv
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Director: hajooj kuba

68 min, Sudan/South Africa 2014

 Sudan is doing everything it can to rid itself of the rebel forces in the Blue Nile area and the Nuba mountains. This includes obliterating their base. Their base is the villagers who have been forced to gather in mountain hideouts or refugee camps. The bombings continue but so does the resistance, led by the rebel forces. Director, hajooj kuka, was on the ground filming for over eighteen months, creating a film that traverses through the lives of displaced people who have lost everything. Yet, instead of broken people, we find a

vibrant community of people with purpose and energy in the face of conflict. They respond to the violence with singing, dance, music and laughter. Through this journey we become aware of a conflict that stems from a war on identity.

Our film series African Perspectives is organized in collaboration with

AFRICAN SCREEN NETWORK.

 

Information / Venue


Goethe-Institut
Near NAFTI
Cantonments, Accra
6.30 pm
Free 

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