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Join Africa in Motion for its Red Carpet Premiere Double Bill, including two acclaimed Nollywood films, drinks reception, the attendance of a very special guest and a night of glamour at Glasgow's premiere venue The Corinthian Club. This year's event is part of the BFI´s Black Star season, a celebration on the range, versatility and power of black actors on film. Black Star provides a meaningful and high-profile platform for audiences to explore a galaxy of black actors. For more information on the Black Star season please go to bfi.org.uk/blackstar.
The evening will run as follows:
5pm - 6pm: Arrival and red carpet
6pm - 7.30pm: Screening of The Road to Yesterday
7.30pm - 8.30pm: Drinks reception
8.30pm - 10.30pm: Screening of The Ceo
Venue and ticket info:
Langley and Mercer Suites, The Corinthian Club, 191 Ingram Street, Glasgow
Dress code: Formal
Ticket price for one film: £12
Ticket price for both films: £16
Tickets include film screenings, glass of prosecco and canapé reception!
The Road to Yesterday
Ishaya Bako | Nigeria 2015 | 1h36m | 15
Genevieve Nnaji gives a powerful performance in
The Road to Yesterday, a modern day love story,
come road movie by fi rst time feature fi lmmaker
Ishayo Bako. The film tells the story of Victoria,
performed by Ms Nnaji, a strong female character
trying to deal with the breakdown of her longtime
marriage to estranged husband Izu, played by British
actor Oris Erhuero. The film centers around their
troubled relationship - playfully offering glimpses
into moments of matrimonial bliss, intertwined with
episodes of serious strain and heartache. Things
come to an all time low for both of them when their
most prized possession, their child falls ill. Will they
ultimately learn to communicate together to insure
the survival of their marriage?
Kunle Afolayan | Nigeria 2016 | 1h40m | 15
Five top level staff of a company are selected for
a retreat where the new CEO of a global company
will be chosen. Each arrive from their respective
destinations and check into the beach resort.
But what starts off as cordial soon goes sour as
they attempt to out do one another to be named
The CEO. Short on location across Africa with an
impressive star-studded cast including Grammy
award-winning singer, Angélique Kidjo; Haitian
actor and model Jimmy Jean-Louis; infamous
Nigerian actor Wale Ojo; French-Ivorian actress
and model, Aurelie Eliam, and others from South
Africa, Kenya and Morocco, makes The CEO a
truly pan-African cinema experience.
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Africa in Motion
Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival is an annual African film festival now in its 11th year, bringing African cinema to Scottish audiences. By screening African stories told by African people we aim to show a different perspective of Africa, one that counters the western clichés and instead reveals diverse stories from across the continent.
This year's annual festival is set to take place between 28 October - 6 November.
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