SA 9 NOV 15.00
WORLD FILMS SPECIAL: ON THE MOVE / ALL ON BOARD
SHORT FILM PROGRAM
GHANA, SIERRA LEONE 2017-2018 I DIGITAL FILE I OME I 78 MIN
The association Weltfilme e.V. initiates and promotes film projects in partner countries of development cooperation. With his work, Weltfilme e.V. promotes the dialogue between North and South and since 2002 has also been supporting the work of local African filmmakers.
Three medium-length West African productions will be presented in the program Weltfilme SPECIAL: ON THE MOVE / ALL ON BOARD.
In DANSA (Sierra Leone 2017), by Mohamed Janneh & Nana Osei Kyei Mensah, the young Morris tries against all odds to live his dream of a professional dance career.
UP IN ALMS (Ghana 2018), by Godstime Mensah-Nab (Ghana) and Aminata Bockarie (Sierra Leone), tells the story of 23-year-old Rahel, who has to take care of her two children and her physically handicapped mother in the most adverse circumstances – and yet not gives up on dreaming of a better future.
In Gloria Eva Adotevi’s XOÉSE (Ghana 2018), the eponymous heroine is released from prison. She is full of hope, but her family and environment met with rejection. Will she still be able to find her way back into society?