Afropean Short Film Evening

On the 21th of December FOMU becomes the playground of young Afro-European film talent. Expect an evening filled with fiction, great talks and an after party with DJ Sahra.

The Afropean Short Film Evening is part of the FOMU exhibition Claude Samuel Zanele. The evening will feature five short films of young Afropean filmmakers from Belgium. This evening is curated by RECOGNITION, in partnership with Afrika FilmFestival - Leuven (AFF) and FOMU.

Films include:

⇶ Ata Ndele
Directed by: Malkia See B
Language: FR (with NL subs)

Love, friendship, politics; Nila wants them all. But the space she gives to a new acquaintance will force her, sooner or later, to reassess her life.

⇶ La Mazda Jaune et sa Sainteté
Directed by: Sandra Heremans
Language: FR (ENG subs)

A conceptual experiment on what it means to start a film with a black image, develops into a subtle personal essay about the filmmaker. The story of a missionary falling in love with a Rwandese girl, blends with what images and colonial history mean to their daughter.

⇶ French
Directed by: Josza Anjembe
Language: FR (ENG subs)

Seventeen-year-old Senya has a passion for the history of France, the country where she was born. After passing her baccalaureate with honors, Senya dreams of only one thing: to become a French citizen. On this mission, Senya is confronted with a variety of obstacles, such as the fierce disapproval of her father.

⇶ A Child Like Innocence
Directed by: Eloi Nsanzabandi
Language: FR, NL & ENG

A Child Like Innocence" is a visual poem centered around the themes of Black love, pain and forgiveness. Through the lens of Innocent, a young Black male, a story of redemption unfolds between his brother, his girlfriend and himself.

⇶ Surprise film by Anthony Nti

⇝ ⇝ ⇝ After-party with DJ SAHRA

⇶ FOMU, Fotomuseum Antwerpen, Waalsekaai 47, 2000 Antwerpen
⇶ Tickets: € 5/ € 3 (-26) / free (FOMU Friends en FOMU Academy)

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