Breaking the Silence

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014

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Breaking the Silence – Film Screening, Discussion, Seminar, and music workshop

This year Afrika Eye is in partnership with the Bristol based silent film organisation Bristol Silents, and the University of Bristol (UoB) and specifically with Dr. Jacqueline Maingard (Reader in Film, Bristol University, Honorary Research Associate University of Cape Town Trustee, Africa in Motion, Scotland African Film Festival), to organise an event and a tour around screening  a remarkable silent film ‘Siliva the Zulu’ (1927), made by the Italian explorer and film-maker, Attillo Gatti, depicting the Zulu’s.  The screening will be accompanied by a live musical score performed on traditional African and western instruments, by Juwon Ogungbe Nigerian born, London based composer and musician, who also composed the score.

There will be a post-screening Q&A, and a seminar chaired by Dr. Maingard, with guest speakers and Ogungbe; open to all but primarily aimed at university students and silent film audiences.


Workshop: ‘Joining the Dots’ How Music and Film come together 31st October 2014 , Watershed Cinema,  3pm
BUY Tickets: £6/5 cons
Film event: Siliva the Zulu (1927) Screening with Live score, Q&A and discussion, November 1st 2014,
Watershed Cinema, 13:30  BUY Tickets: £8/6.50 cons
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