“Reclaiming History, Unveiling Memory” – a 2 Day Conference on Film Archives, Venue: Nigerian Film Corporation, Ikoyi road, beside Voice of Nigeria, Ikoyi, Date: 29th April, 2016, Time: 10:00am – 30th April, 2016, Time: 11:00am

wardrobes bannersssfilmnewA symposium by Lagos Film Society (LFS), supported by Goethe-Institut Nigeria andlondretan banner British Council, seeks to fill this vacuum, to shine a flashlight, and make a floodlight of it, into the mystery that shrouds a collective past, and to trigger the culture of revisiting memory. On 29th and 30th April, 2016, local and international experts will be sharing the archival experiences with the interested audience via panels, presentations, film screenings, and workshops. 

The Indonesian film collective Lab Labalaba will present their approach to film archives in Jakarta, while London-based German film curator Nikolaus Perneczky [Filmkollektiv Frankfurt] will talk about working with African film archives in a European context. Beninois filmmaker, Idrissou Mora-Kpai, will present his film “Indochine”, and iconic Nigerian filmmaker, Dr. Ola Balogun, will screen and discuss some of his early films.

There will also be a special session curated by Nsibidi Institute and the Royal African Society.

Conference Venue: Nigerian Film Corporation, Ikoyi road, beside Voice of Nigeria, Ikoyi

Date: 29th April, 2016, 10:00am, – 30th April, 2016

Time: 11:00am

For detailed information click – Reclaiming+History+Unveiling+Memory+FILMCONFERENCE

This workshop is open to filmmakers, scriptwriters, historians and others interested in filmmaking processes and exploring creative approaches to working with film archives.

To register, please send your name and contact details to – info@nsibidiinstitute.org

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