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,…

Kuduro Sounds | De Galobra

Kuduro Sounds | De Galobra

There is a large Angolan community that has settled in Namibia with certain area in Windhoek even being dubbed as “Little Luanda”. The Kizomba and Kuduro sound has long been a staple in Namibian clubs so it’s only a natural progression that the Kuduro sound would be coming from one of these Namgolan artist. Check out De Galobra with his music video for Tà misturar. Il ya une grande communauté angolaise qui s’est installée en Namibie avec une certaine zone à Windhoek même d’être surnommé «Little Luanda”. Le son Kizomba…

8ste Laan: Shattered Realizations

8ste Laan: Shattered Realizations

Written by Isidore Noel My car got broken into last weekend. By the time I made it to PG Glass the next morning, it was too late to get service. Seeing that I didn’t intend to drive around the whole weekend with a shattered window I asked my cousin for help. Luckily, due to the fact that our population is so small, he knew somebody who knew some people who fix car windows. These people live in 8ste Laan. I had heard of the informal settlement that lies adjacent to…

Oshosheni: This is yours

Oshosheni: This is yours

As one of the few black female film directors in Namibia, Oshosheni Hiveluah, chooses to be acknowledged only as a good director, rather than “one of the few Namibian female directors.” Generally, people have a compulsion to label and put things into boxes. She is a woman and she is a black woman. It is as if women are not supposed to be as good as men when doing the same type of job. This is a stereotype, which this efficient film director has asked me to get straight out…

Black Vulcanite – ‘I hope they write’

Black Vulcanite – ‘I hope they write’

Written by Ennis Beukes Black Vulcanite, they appear to remember the future. They are not a rag tag posse of loonies that see things that don’t exist; they are a rag tag posse of loonies that see things that don’t exist YET. Some of you will call them visionaries long after their time and some of you will marvel at their gifts today. This bio has nothing to do with precognition or how they are kinda fuggen dope, this is a terrestrial and extraterrestrial broadcast announcing their presence in your…