Film Africa 2012 at Hackney Picturehouse

The Royal African Society and SOAS, University of London, present: Film Africa 2012 – Celebrating African Cinema Thursday 1 – Sunday 11 November Film Africa 2012 the UK’s largest annual festival of African cinema and culture brings you more than 70 of the best films – past and present – from across the continent many of them UK or London premieres. Taking place from 1 to 11 November across the city and hosted by Hackney Picturehouse and The Ritzy in Brixton Film Africa’s 2012 programme highlights the themes of elections and democracy motherhood continental crossings sport and sexualities. Thirty-five filmmakers will be in attendance to lead Q&As discussions and free professional workshops. There will be educational screenings and fun family activities by day and African music to keep you dancing through the nights! More info:  http://www.filmafrica.org.uk