African Storytelling workshops
Wendy will also be running storytelling workshops after the screenings, for pupils to listen to African folktales and explore African culture with traditional music and props. Dates, prices and location below:
Dir. Miklas Manneke
South Africa. 2013. 25min. Colour. Zulu with English subtitles.
A forbidden romance between two township teenagers, Kanyekanye (meaning together) tells the story of a town long divided by a line to mark territories belonging to the red and green camps. A young man from the green side falls in love with a girl from the red side of town. But can their love survive the colour divide?
MWANSA THE GREAT
Dir. Rungano Nyoni
Zambia, UK, USA. 2011. 24 mins
An eight-year-old boy who aspires to be a hero and embarks upon a journey to prove his greatness – with unexpected consequences. A moving insight into childhood where fantasy jostles with reality as a young boy’s imagination transforms and empowers everyday life.
Suitability: Primary, Years 3-6 (Age 7+)
Date: Friday 21st October
Price: Price: £5 per student, free for accompanying staff
To make a booking at the Phoenix Cinema, email email@example.com or call 0203 074 1967.