Tentative Thoughts on Metalepsis in Black by Finn Daniels-Yeomans

29 October 2017

Finn Daniels-Yeomans is sharing some tentative thoughts regarding Aryan Kaganof’s difficult yet vital documentary about Fallism in contemporary South Africa, Metalepsis in Black.

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STAFF PICK: KATIE, Marketing Volunteer

26 October 2017

This is my second year with Africa in Motion and in this short time I’ve already had the opportunity to experience some fantastic films from across Africa. I’m also a huge fan of horror and sci-fi films, so the film I’m most looking forward to at this year’s festival is...

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Staff Pick: Lizelle, Founder of Africa in Motion Film Festival

26 October 2017

The film that I am most excited about in this year’s festival is Mossane, made in 1996 by the Senegalese director Safi Faye. This film is one of our ‘lost classics’, as it has never been released in the UK.

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ENJOY AiM 2017 ‘FREE FEST’ in Edinburgh

24 October 2017

You are dying to attend Africa in Motion 2017 in Edinburgh but you turned off your heating last week and you are currently surviving on your last bowl of pasta?

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24 October 2017

Tragically the festival is coming at the end of the month and we can picture you browsing the programme and thinking you will miss on the fun? Don't worry we thought of everything with 16 free events taking place in Glasgow next week! 

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Staff Pick: Myriam, AiM Trainee

23 October 2017

My pick of the fest is the stunning debut feature of writer and filmmaker Abdellah Taïa. Set in Casablanca, L’Armée du Salut (Salvation Army) tells the story of a young gay Moroccan boy who is teased by his mother and sisters and idolises his older brother.

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Love Brewed in An African Pot Dine and View

Get your fill at AiM2017!

23 October 2017

Discover the diverse tastes of Africa this autumn at Africa in Motion! 

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Staff Pick: Stefanie, Africa's Lost Classics Curator

17 October 2017

I have worked on and off in different positions for AiM since 2007. It was first established in 2006, so I only really missed one year of films. I have loved the festival with all my heart from the start.

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AiM 2017 Interview | An Interview with Justin Sihera, Producer

11 October 2017

Justin Sihera is the producer of Vanishing Sails and will be in attendance at the film's Edinburgh screening on Thursday 2 November

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Staff Pick: Manon, Marketing Coordinator

10 October 2017

I could not be prouder to work for a festival showing films such as Tess!  It is a very brave film which highly deserves to be seen I can think of no better context than the Africa in Motion film festival to catch this little gem of a film.Tess is...

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Breaking Slavery Silence -The Transatlantic Slave Trade and its Effects by Ailsa Cole

9 October 2017

My history classes at school taught me about William Wallace and both World Wars, yet colonialism and empire were never discussed.

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AiM 2017 at Filmhouse Edinburgh!

5 October 2017

Bookings for Africa in Motion screenings at Filmhouse are now open!

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Welcome to AiM 2017!

23 September 2017

Africa in Motion is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, and is delighted to return for the 12th year to bring audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent.

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