AFRICANS ON FILM FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 10TH 2016

AFRICANS ON FILM FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 10TH 2016

Afrikans On Film Festival (fka Welcome To Busseywood) is back with a ‘matatu’ load of films, many of which have never been seen in the U.K or even on the big screen anywhere in the world! Afrikans on Film Festival screens films across the 3 floors of The CLF Arts Café, Bussey Building, situated in the heart of rapidly changing, Peckham SE15. With over 20 films crammed into one day, this 5th year promises to be another where the visitor’s only problem will be how to watch 3 films at once!…

WINDHOEK PREMIERE OF THE UNSEEN BY PERIVI KATJAVIVI

WINDHOEK PREMIERE OF THE UNSEEN BY PERIVI KATJAVIVI

Windhoek Premiere of The Unseen by Perivi Katjavivi AfricAvenir Windhoek, in partnership with Old Location Films, present to Windhoek audiences the premiere of “The Unseen” on 24 August 2016, 19h00, at the Alte Feste.  Come and be part of debating Namibia’s postcolonial identity, 26 years into Independence. Dates: Wednesday, 24 August 2016, Time: 18h30 for 19h00 Entrance: PreSales 80,- N$, @ the door 100,-. Tickets available @ Events Today, Warehouse Theatre, Biltong Shop Maerua Mall                   Hans-Christian Mahnke, director of AfricAvenir Windhoek,…

EVENT|AFRICAN STREET STYLE FESTIVAL@SHOREDITCH CHURCH 24TH JUNE 2016

EVENT|AFRICAN STREET STYLE FESTIVAL@SHOREDITCH CHURCH 24TH JUNE 2016

Event|African Street Style Festival@Shoreditch Church 24th June 2016                                         The third African Street Style Festival @streetwithstyle took place on a balmy weekend in Shoreditch, centred around Arnold Circus. Promoted by Shoreditch based- Soboye Fashion @samsonsoboye, Calvert Street and Arnold Circus was well and truly Africanised over the weekend with African themed clothing stalls run by the likes of Soboye, @ContinentClo and @OpenTheGate_ and Ghanaian food served by @GhanaKitchen! There was a fashion parade…

EVENT|AFROSHOOT@THE OTHERS, STOKE NEWINGTON 10TH JUNE 2016

EVENT|AFROSHOOT@THE OTHERS, STOKE NEWINGTON 10TH JUNE 2016

EVENT|INAUGURAL AFROSHOOT EVENT@THE OTHERS, STOKE NEWINGTON 10TH JUNE 2016 Afroshoot @Afroshoot  is a platform created with the mission to celebrate the work of photographers from Africa or of African descent whose pictures of Africa and Africans and the world as a whole are of an AfriKan-centred vision and a direct repudiation of mainstream media images of Africa, thus creating a different vision, narrative and perspective of Africa. The creation of Lisa Aissaoui and Tiffany Kamagate, who have been supported by the Centre of African Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies…

Ambassador for Sade

Ambassador for Sade

Written by Isidore Noel Sitting at a friend’s barbeque the other day, I almost missed the opportunity to meet someone who at that moment appeared awkwardly quiet. It was easy to dismiss Andre Pilz as someone who is too shy to interact with others. Surprisingly though we ended up talking and he started telling me about his past and present which, I found incredibly fascinating. My interest was caught when he asked me if I know Sade. Having been a lover of Helen Folasade Adu’s music since I first heard…

Ariwa Back To Africa Festival

Ariwa Back To Africa Festival

Mad Professors Ariwa Sounds present the “Back to Africa” Festival 2012. The festival will take place from the 20th – 25th January 2012 in Batunku, Gambia and forms part of the 30th anniversary celebration of Ariwa Sounds in the music biz. The Reggae, Dub, Dubstep, Lovers Rock, Dancehall, Roots & Culture Music “Back to Africa” will feature label as well as local and international performances including Mad professor himself, Lee”Scratch” Parry, Macka B, Levi Roots and many more. There will also be a variety of Dance Showcases (salsa, raggae, calypso,…