Previously at the ICA - Films
12 Mar 2011
When 14 year-old Abila thinks someone has stolen his father's soul, he embarks on an adventure to win it back. Shot in extraordinary locations across Nairobi's labyrinthine Kibera slum, from which the young cast is drawn, Ghanaian-Kenyan filmmaker Hawa Essuman's debut feature won the Rotterdam Audience Award for its brilliant depiction of the energy, poverty and poetry of its community.
Dir Hawa Essuman, Kenya/Germany 2010, 60 mins, subtitles
Are You Listening?
This award-winning short film cuts between live action and animation to depict the rich inner world of a young blind girl.
Dir Geethu Mohandas, India 2009, 22 mins
Directors Hawa Essuman and Geethu Mohandas will both be joining us to discuss their work.