Djon África, dir. Filipa Reis and João Miller Guerra, Portugal/Brazil/Cape Verde 2018, 95 min., Portuguese with English subtitles
The debut scripted feature by Portuguese documentarian duo Filipa Reis and João Miller Guerra stars non-professional actor Miguel Moreira (who appeared in the pair’s 2010 DocLisboa winner Li Ké Terra) as 25-year-old Djon África, born in Portugal to Cape Verdean parents. Loosely episodic in structure, the film narrates Miguel’s journey to Cape Verde in search of his father.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019
£13 Full, £11 Concs/Green, £7 Blue Members
This screening is followed by a Q&A with directors Filipa Reis and João Miller Guerra, hosted by Raquel Morais.