15:05 - 15:25
Zaal 1
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La Mazda Jaune et sa Sainteté

(The Yellow Mazda and His Holiness) 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 ...
15:00 - 15:05
Zaal 1

Welcome

Do you want to escape the world for a few hours? Our iAfrica Film Festival program will suit your mission perfectly. This editionof the iAfrica Film Festival is in the well-known Filmhuis Den Haag. Our daytime cinema viewings are the pinnacle of a lazy afternoon and when the movie’s ...
15:25 - 15:40
Zaal 1
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Q&A with the filmmaker Sandra Heremans

Filmmaker Sandra Heremans questions her father’s archive from her own position in society. The pictures, letters and footage that he left her, are the witnesses of his past life and attest his changed way of seeing the world. Her Belgian father arrived in the 60’s for the first time in ...
15:45 - 16:15
Zaal 1
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Gifts from Babylon

Modou, a young Gambian, returns to his home country after having lived illegally in Europe for five years. Back home, his family and friends do not recognize him anymore. Modou’s flashy lifestyle and bling-bling attitude push him away from his family. On top of that, the debts he left ...
16:15 - 16:45
Zaal 1
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Watu Wote (All of us)

For a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, Muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail. Jua, a Christian living in Kenya, boards a chartered bus to visit ...
16:45 - 17:20
Zaal 1
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The Hangman

When the truth of his father’s disappearance is brought to the surface, Kheta, a prison warder in Pretoria must either chose for forgiveness or regret of having failed to accept the truth. A short film that explores the broken relationship between a father and son. Set in the late ...
Zaal 1 - 14:40
Zaal 1
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Gerreta

When a young, destitute father goes looking for food for his family, he is accused of theft in the bakery. An angry mob immediately starts chasing him. His daily errands round becomes a matter of life or death without anyone managing to see their own mistakes.
14:55 - 16:15
Zaal 1
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Somebody Clap for Me

Young contemporary poets of Kampala share their personal and communal journeys and tell these stories through their poems: what it is like to be young in Kampala, how they rediscover the oral tradition and make it relevant to their reality, how they deal with the perception the rest of ...
16:15 - 16:30
Zaal 1
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Q&A with filmmaker Luciana Ceccatto Farah

A fourth-generation Brazilian of Syrian descent, Luciana Ceccatto Farah studied Journalism in Belgium and Fine Arts in Brazil. She has curated exhibitions, collections and managed arts projects in the GCC since 2005, as well as attending film and acting workshops at the Doha Film Institute. In 2010, she was ...
7 October, 2018

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17:05 - 18:45
Zaal 1
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Five Fingers for Marseilles

A member of the Five Fingers returns to colonial Marseilles after fleeing police aggression two decades before, and finds the town under a new threat.
14:55 - 16:45
Zaal 2
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Fatuma

She’s a farmer. He’s a pest. A traditional rural woman has always risked body and soul, without reward or thanks, to farm her husband’s land and keep the family fed and cared for. She fights unfavourable weather, pests and poverty. But when Manyusi squanders her prized harvest, and schemes ...
16:55 - 18:45
Zaal 2
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The Train of Salt and Sugar

1989, Mozambique is in the midst of civil war. A single train connects Nampula to Malawi. No civilians are allowed and yet hundreds risk their lives through 700km of sabotaged tracks. Salomão and Taiar are two soldiers who don’t get along. Rosa is a young nurse on her way ...