The African Film Festival Australia is delighted to present to you the second annual African Film Festival in Sydney from Thursday the 4th of April till Sunday the 7th of April. While the Sydney Opening Night Party will be a great affair to remember with drinks and refreshments provided by our Official Food and Wine Sponsor – The Meat and Wine Co!
Tickets available now online at Moshtix.
$15 at door
261 – 263 King Street
A young aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming an accomplished actor one day, and in pursuit of this and the chagrin of his brother and parents, he makes his way to Nairobi the city of opportunity. He quickly understands why Nairobi is nicknamed Nairrobery.
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The Story of Lovers Rock, often dubbed ‘romantic reggae’ is a uniquely black British sound that developed in the late 70s and 80s against a backdrop of riots, racial tension and sound systems. The film sheds light on a forgotten period of British music, social and political history
Shot in Durban and directed by Sara Blecher (Surfing Soweto), the film tells the story of a group of township kids who discover the joy of surfing. It’s set in 1989, against a backdrop of brewing conflict between two political groups in Lamontville. When 16-year-old Otelo Buthelezi takes to the water for the first time, it’s clear that he was born to surf. But then tragedy strikes.
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