AFRIKAMERA 2017 | 13. - 19. November

I MASHOKA

Friday 13 November
17.00
Pascal Capitolin, Jean-Marie Ndihokubwayo
Burundi 2014  Blu Ray I OmE I 112 min
Germany premiere
Subsequently discussion with Diane Nininahazwe

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We are in the year 2058 in an unknown African country. A man and a woman recapitulate what happened 41 years earlier. In 2017 the population falls victim to a major crisis. The water is contaminated, nothing can be harvested or consumed anymore. As the situation turns even more untenable, society is threatened by the definitive division.

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PASCAL CAPITOLIN, born 1967, has since 1997 worked as a filmmaker, writer and sound designer. Since 2010 he has been creating his own documentaries and feature films. For RWAGASORE, a documentary he made with Justine Bitagoye about Prince Louis Rwagasore, symbol of the African emancipation and Burundian independence, he won a prize at the 2014 International URTI Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary.

JEAN-MARIE NDIHOKUBWAYO has since graduation from the Faculty for Communication at Université Lumière de Bujumbura worked as a journalist and filmmaker. His and Francis Muhire’s short film TAXI DRIVER won the “Meilleur Court Métrage” at FESTICAB 2010 Bujumbura.