Fri.29.MarTurbine Hall

Kolonga // Nome . #AFF24

Africa Film Festival Ghent 2024

  • Short docufiction: Kolonga (S’en sortir) by Martin Makitakow
    (DR Congo, 2022) (20 min.)
    Language: Lingala / Subtitled: English

The Espace Masolo Center shelters street children who are often accused by their parents of witchcraft. It is a phenomenon attributed to religious practices of fundamentalist Protestant churches (Eglises de Réveil).

  • Main feature: Nome by Sana Na N’Hada

(Guinea-Bissau/Portugal, 2023) (117 min.)
Cast: Marcelino Antonio Ingira, Binete Undonque, Marta Dabo, Helena Sanca
Language: Portuguese and Creole / Subtitled: English

Guinea-Bissau, 1969. A violent war rages between the Portuguese colonial army and the guerrillas of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde. Nome leaves his village and joins the resistance group Maquis. After years, he returns as a hero, but joy quickly turns into bitterness and cynicism.

The Afrika Film Festival Ghent is an initiative of the Africa Platform of the Ghent University Association in collaboration with De Centrale, Senegal Bantamba, KoumaLink, S-EAU-S SAHEL, HOURRA!!! Burkina Faso, and of course, the Afrika Film Festival Leuven.

Afrika Filmfestival Gent 2024


29 March 2024

Doors open at 7:30 pm
Starts at 8:00 pm

Short docufiction . Kolonga (S'en sortir) (20 min.)
Main feature . Nome (1 hr. 57 min.)

Presale . €8
Presale with Uitpas, under 18s & groups . €5
At the door . €11
Reduced rate . €2.20

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