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Guest event: Afrika Eye presents Badou Boy and Touki Bouki

Thursday 26 October 2017, 18:00 to 21:00

Guest Event: Afrika Eye presents an evening celebrating the work of Djibril Diop Mambéty, maverick Senegalese filmmaker, still regarded as one of the most important African filmmakers of all time: a visionary, an aesthete, a political animal. But as a lone dissenter, allergic to institutional obedience, his work was deliberately ‘lost’ by those in power.

Join us for a double bill of two of his great films, Badou Boy (1970) and Touki Bouki (1973).

The screenings will be introduced by, and followed by a discussion with, Imruh Bakari, Senior Fellow, University of Winchester, and formerly Festival Director of Zanzibar International Film Festival (1999-2004). He is a founder/director of Tanzania Screenwriters Forum and of Ceddo, the film and video production and training organization in London (1982-93). He is a former member (2012-15) of the Advisory Council of the Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI), and currently a member of Tanzania Independent Producers Association (TAIPA), and the Editorial Board of the Journal of African Cinemas.

Part of Africa’s Lost Classics

Curated by Jacqueline Maingard, Reader in Film, University of Bristol

 

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