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African Descent Women in Cinema + director Q&A's


In conjunction with Images of Black women Film Festival

African Descent Women in Cinema is a showcase of some of the best short-films featured at the Images of Black Women Film Festival following screenings will be Q&A's with directors Rungano Nyoni and Destiny Ekaragha.


'The Park'; (drama/16mins/UK/Destiny Ekaragha)

A coming of age tale about teenage friendships. The stories they tell are nothing compared to the secrets they keep.


'20 Questions';(drama/9mins/UK/Rungano Nyoni)

Bea and Adam are on a weekend away when Bea finds a letter from another woman… Nyoni uses her remarkable storytelling skills to lead the viewer in this well-crafted short-film.


'Asylum'; (4.37mins/UK/Rumbi Katedza)

When a Sudanese woman seeks asylum in the UK, the horror of her past in Darfur keep coming back to hunt her


'Killer Necklace' (drama/40mins/Kenya/Judy Kibinge)

An excellent short film set in a modern African city where a lover will risk anything in an effort to be with his woman’s heart. To tell this story of desire and deceit Judy Kibinge uses innovative cinematography.




The Old Courtroom


118 Church Street



3:30pm - 6:30pm





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20 Questions


The Park





Rumbi Katedza


Judy Kibinge


Destiny Ekaragha


Rungano Nyoni


BRIGHTON 29 October 2011