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African Metropolis

04.05.2014 - 05.06.2014
Johannesburg and Cape Town
African Metropolis is a compilation of six short fiction films, set in six major African cities, a unique partnership towards new African cinema. The films from Abidjan, Cairo, Dakar, Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi tell urban tales about life in African metropolises.

After the world premiere at last year’s Durban International Film Festival and festival screenings in Africa, North America and Europe, African Metropolis is being shown to a Johannesburg audience for the first time. The South African contribution to the short film project, directed by Vincent Moloi, tells the story of an ageing white man dealing with the demographical changes happening in Berea, Johannesburg.

The African Metropolis Short Film Project is an initiative of the Goethe-Institut South Africa and executive producer Steven Markovitz, with support from Guaranty Trust Bank and the Hubert Bals Fund of International Film Festival Rotterdam.

African Metropolis in cinemas:

The Bioscope Independent Cinema

09 May 19h30
10 May 18h00 and 20h00
11 May 17h00 and 19h00
12 May 19h30
13 May 19h30
14 May 19h30
17 May 18h00
18 May 17h00
02 June 19h30 Ph. 011 039 7306

Cape Town
30.05.2014 - 12.06.2014 daily screenings at 18H15 at the Labia Theatre

Tickets: or call +27 (0)21 424 5927

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