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Tahar Cheeria - Under the shadow of the baobab

Date: Saturday, 26 November 2016
Time: 19h00
Venue: Goethe Institute Namibia
Entrance: N$40.00 “Tahar Cheriaa under the Shadow of the Baobab” documents the undisputed father of Pan-Africanism and founder of film Carthage Film Festival, the first film festival in Africa. The film focuses on his ideas and the projects he was involved in. The film includes interviews and archives, and gives a complete portrait of the man and his fight for African cinema and for the whole cinema of the South. After independence, Tahar deployed all his energy to create the first authentic images of post-colonial Africa. This enabled African cinema to contribute to the modernization of the continent.

Recommended Museum

About 14 kilometres west of the Kavango capital Rundu you can find a place unlike any other: The Living Museum of the Mbunza, a traditional school for culture and at the same time a communal business for the local people of the Kavango. With this sustainable project they will be able to preserve their traditional culture and to generate an additional income.