AFRICA NOW SHOWING
Nigeria / Drama / 14 minutes
Director/Writer: Adeleke Togun
Producer: Blessing Uzzi
Cast: Wale Ojo, Kiki Omeili, Nengi Adoki
We follow an accomplished writer for six hours of what could on another day have just ended as another in the life.
The Little Match Girl
South Africa / Drama / 12 minutes
Director: Kim Geldenhuys
Producer: Ashleigh Jarratt
Cast: Farren Lategan
An adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s famous short story by the same title, The Little Match Girl. A sad tale of a young girl who tries to sell matches to feed her homeless family, but neglected, dies alone on the cold streets of Cape Town.
Tunisia / Drama / 15 minutes
Director/Writer: Nejib Kthiri
Producer: Nejib Kthiri, Ilyes Blagui, Omar Ben-Ali
Cast: Mohamed Grayaa, Max Pemberton, Kaouther Dhaouadi
Omar has a dream: The girl at London’s St. Pancras station. He has seen her in a magazine photograph that he returns to time and time again. She is the fuel for a daydream that is as cruel as Omar’s uncaring step-father.
Egypt / Drama / 5 minutes
Director: Waleed Bedour
Writer: Isabella Jackson
Producer: Ahmed Barbary, Annika Johnson
Cast: Mouna Soualem
When Farida witnesses Eva getting sexually assaulted, she tries to stand up to the harasser. The situation doesn't go as expected.
This student film is shot through Brooklyn College - Feirstein Grad School of Cinema.