November Cinema Club Program at the BA
The BA Arts and Multimedia Library organizes its monthly gathering to watch a selection of movies that cover aspects of the history of African countries, and the circumstances of their people.
Thursday, 7 November 2019
Sometimes in April (2005)
Directed by: Raoul Peck
The film revolves around the story of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, where over the course of 100 days an estimated half a million people were killed in a terrifying purge by Hutu nationalists against their fellow Tutsi citizens.
The film is in English with English closed captions (140 minutes)
Thursday, 14 November 2019
A Raisin in the Sun (2008)
Directed by: Kenny Leon
The film revolves around the story of an African-American family struggling with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better way of life.
The film is in English with Arabic subtitles (125 minutes)
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Shooting Dogs (2005)
Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
The film revolves around the story of a Catholic priest and English teacher in Rwanda during the genocide of 1994, and their attempts to lodge 2,500 Rwandan refugees under the protection of UN forces while under siege by the Hutu militia.
The film is in English with English closed captions (111 minutes)
Thursday, 28 November 2019
Blood Diamond (2006)
Directed by: Edward Zwick
The events take place in 1999, Sierra Leone, during its civil war. Two men attempt to recover a rare pink diamond that could solve their problems and transform their lives.
The film is in English with Arabic subtitles (137 minutes)