NAM! Helsinki Namibian Film Festival

Sörnäisten rantatie 22 / Kaasutehtaankatu 1, 00540 Helsinki
Tiivistämö

NAM! Helsinki Namibian Film Festival offers unique encounters through Namibian films, rarely seen in Finland.

NAM! Helsinki Namibian Film Festival offers unique encounters through Namibian films, rarely seen in Finland. The festival selection consists of fresh, entertaining and thought-provoking films. These films showcase the rich cultural diversity of Namibia at present day and in the past. A central theme of change affecting the country as well as individuals, is told by Namibians themselves.

During recent years, the Namibian film industry is experiencing its prime time. The festival selection includes five feature films, six short films and one documentary of which the majority have premiered during the last three years.


Saturday 19.3.
11.00–12.30
Short films:
Tjitji the Himba girl (2014), Oshosheni Hiveluah, 21:20 minutes
Encore (2019), Senga Brockerhoff, 11 minutes
Iitandu (2019), Mpingana Dax & Lavinia Kapewasha, 23:25 minutes
Sacred Place (2020), Lloyd Winini, 19:43 minutes

13.00–13.30
Short film and Q&A:
Invisibles (Kaunapawa) (2019), Joel Haikali, 16 minutes
Q&A with director Joel Haikali

14.00–16.00
Katutura (2015), Florian Schott, 1h 54 minutes

16.30–18.30
#LANDoftheBRAVEfilm (2019), Tim Huebschle, 1h 35 minutes

18.30–19.00
Music performances by Namibian artists
Olivia & Sonja
Elise-Juliette

19.30–20.00
The White Line (2019), Desiree Kahikopo, 1h 40 minutes 

The event is organised by Finnish-Namibian Society and all the screenings have a free admission. 

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