Moving People: Africa-Asia Interface

on Migration/ Refugee/ Exile/ Diaspora @Culture, a network of independent artists and cultural organisations from India, with Focus on Global South; Centre for Creative Arts (UKZN), Durban; GoDown Arts Centre and Kwani Trust, Nairobi – has put together a combination of events to be conducted during the World Social Forum 2007 at Nairobi between January 20 to 25, 2007. The programme is titled Moving People: Africa-Asia Interface on Migration/ Refugee/…

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Moving People: Programme

on Migration/ Refugee/ Exile/ Diaspora World Social Forum 2007, Nairobi Schedule Performances at GoDown Arts Centre Dunga Rd (off Lusaka Rd, next to Giro Bank) ph. (+254-2) 555227/555770) 19th Jan 7pm Poetry Africa: poetic perspectives on migration Performances by: Dennis Brutus (South Africa), Chiwoniso (Zimbabwe), Susan Kiguli (Uganda), Lebo Mashile (South Africa), Bantu Mwuara (Kenya), Pitika Ntuli (South Africa), Shailja Patel (Kenya), Ari Sitas (South Africa) 21st Jan 8pm Return…

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Moving People Film Festival

Stories on Film selected by Four Curators from Two Continents World Social Forum, Moi International Sports Centre, Block L Near Entrance 5 January 21, 2007 Durban International Film Festival Curator: MONICA RORVIK Dignity, respect, justice, compassion are swept aside when the profit motive is life’s central organizing principle, and when human development is crippled by poverty. The movement of peoples, the clash of cultures and economies and increasing commodification of…

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Moving People Film Festival: Films in Detail

Stories on Film selected by Four Curators from Two Continents World Social Forum, Moi International Sports Centre, Block L Near Entrance 5 Details of the films curated by: Durban International Film Festival Curator: MONICA RORVIK January 21, 2007 The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has made a programme selection that includes the 27th edition’s award-winning Best South African Feature film, Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon; Best Documentary, Workingman’s Death; Best…

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Moving People Film Festival: A Report

21 – 24 January 2007, World Social Forum, Nairobi Background The Moving People Film Festival was a part of the arts project: Moving People: Africa-Asia Interface on Migration / Refugee / Exile / Diaspora. The project was created and executed by @Culture, India (a network of Majlis, Magic Lantern Foundation, Point of View and independent artists), Focus on Global South; Centre for Creative Arts, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban; GoDown Arts…

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