A compilation of experimental film by artists from Africa
A collaboration between SPARCK, and LOWAVE FILMS
Curated by Cedric Vincent and Dominique Malaquais
A selection of films from Volume One will be presented at the New Museum on May 13 and May 16 at the 17th New York African Film Festival, in association with Axis Gallery
AWKWARD CONVERSATIONS | May 13, 2010 6:30pm – 9:00 pm
ISMAIL FAROUK, SOUTH AFRICA, 2009, 2’15.
Worshippers take over a no-prayer zone in inner-city Johannesburg.
AHMED EL SHAER, EGYPT, 2009, 3’.
Traveler from Digitaland seeks visa to enter Planet Earth.
THE A77A PROJECT/ON PRESIDENTS AND SUPERHEROES
KHALED HAFEZ, EGYPT, 2009, 3’35.
The Egyptian god Anubis takes in downtown Cairo circa 2009.
SAMMY BALOJI, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 2008, 14’33.
Men, machines and materials move through the scarred landscape of a postcolonial mining city.
DISPLACEMENT | May 16, 2010 2:00pm – 6:00pm
THE VOICE OF THE MOON
GODDY LEYE, CAMEROON, 2005, 3’.
A dancing man steps onto the moon and into Neil Armstrong’s body.
NEÏL BELOUFA, ALGERIA, 2007, 14’.
In Kempinski – mythical / mystical city-state – the future is always already here.