Seven years on and the boldest and brightest celebration of African cinema in Europe is gathering momentum. We are spreading out and embracing change. Africa in Motion 2012 is all about the shock of the new. We are going to take you on a journey to the beating creative heart of Modern Africa. All life, art, rebellion and even life forms from outer space are here. Africa in Motion 2012 boasts an extensive and diverse programme of UK film premieres.
INVICTUS by Clint Eastwood (2009) w/ Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman. Beautiful film about South Africa. It’s not just a film about rugby, it’s a film about forgiveness, acceptance, tolerance. This movie shows us how Nelson Mandela reunited his country via the rugby world cup in 1994. That’s my favorite film of Clint Eastwood so far. You should see it even if you’re not a rugby fan.
Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, enlists the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
The story focuses on Bila, a ten year old boy who befriends an old woman, Sana. Everybody calls her 'Witch' but Bila himself calls her 'Yaaba' (grandmother). When Bilas cousin Nopoko gets sick it is Sana's medicine who saves her