Set for its launch with an opening night gala showing of Mandla Dube’s Apartheid-era biopic, Kalushi: The Story of Solomon Mahlungu, Film Africa 2016 is the Royal African Society’s 6th annual celebration of cinema from right across the continent. Narrative film and documentaries from South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Chad, Mali and many other nations, tell compelling, insightful and thought-provoking stories and explore crucial current affairs relating to migration, urbanisation, sexuality, political freedom and much more.
Film Africa 2016 runs from 28 October – 6 November at multiple venues right across London. For more information visit: www.filmafrica.org.uk
Meanwhile, head on over to CineVue here to read our top picks of films to see at the festival.