Home A la Une Cinema : New documentaries to look out for at the Luxor African Film Festival

Cinema : New documentaries to look out for at the Luxor African Film Festival

0
Cinema : New documentaries to look out for at the Luxor African Film Festival

Nana-Benz-2012-director-Thomas-Bolken-Togo-jewanda

The third edition of the Egyptian Luxor African Film Festival again has a wide-ranging programme scheduled for next month. Selected films will be showing in different competitions: Long Narrative, Short Narratives, Short Documentaries and Long Documentary. Below you’ll find a couple of the selected documentaries’ trailers (set in Togo, Senegal, Ghana, Somalia, South Africa, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt and Angola) that were recently uploaded to YouTube and Vimeo, plus links to the films’ websites — where available.

The Festival will take place on March 16th to March 24th.

Visit the website.

————

Nana Benz (2012, 85 min, director Thomas Bölken) | Togo

 

Touba (2013, Chai Vasarhelyi) | Senegal

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/74214585[/vimeo]

 

Lettres du Voyant (2013, Louis Henderson) is a documentary-fiction about spiritism and technology in contemporary Ghana, which attempts to uncover a mysterious practice called “Sakawa” – internet scams mixed with voodoo magic.

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/61732174[/vimeo]

 

From the same filmmaker, Louis Henderson, also showing is Logical Revolts (2012) | Egypt

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/47084436[/vimeo]

 

Angola Ano Zero (2013, Ever Miranda) | Angola

 

The River (2013, 86 min, Abdenour Zahzah). During a journey on foot along the Oued El Kebir River, Zahzah encounters mini-societies of people who give us a different picture of Algeria.

 

Ali’ens: Somalis in Transit (2013, 90 min, Paula Palacios) | Somalia

 

Emirs in Wonderland (2013, 75 min, Ahmed Jlassi) | Tunisia

 

Made in Gougou (2013, Latifa Doghri) | Tunisia

 

Light and Dark (2013, 45 min, Paulene Abrey), a biopic of South African artist Norman Catherine |South Africa

Source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Ce site utilise Akismet pour réduire les indésirables. En savoir plus sur comment les données de vos commentaires sont utilisées.