The festival showcases the vibrancy of African filmmaking from all corners of the continent.
• When: March 8-18, 2018
• Where: AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
NAMIBIA: THE STRUGGLE FOR LIBERATION. Sunday March 18, 4:30 p.m.
The story of the first president of Namibia, Sam Nujoma, charting his political awakening and his part in his country’s fight for its freedom from occupation by South Africa.
KALUSHI: THE STORY OF SOLOMON MAHLANGU – South Africa. Closing Night Sun, March 18, 7:30 p.m.
This is the true story of Solomon Mahlangu, a 19-year-old street salesman from Mamelodi, a ghetto township outside Pretoria in the Gauteng Province of South Africa.