Amina Jama
Mazza Mengiste by Simon Hurst
Minna Salami

Nadifa Mohamed

For its third edition the Afropolitan Festival, together with it’s partners, dives into the Kinshasan and Congolese art scene which plays with borders and permeates life on both sides of the river Congo.Afrofeminists from Africa and Europe are invited to share their work with the public. Fashion takes an important place with the presence of a New African Wave Fashion Pop-up and fashion shows with contemporary African fashion. Cécile Djunga, stand-up comedian, presenter and meteorologist at RTBF is the godmother of this edition.With BalojiKokoko!Cécile Djunga, Minna Salami, Sulaiman Addonia and many more… PROGRAMMATIONFRIDAY 08.02.2019Avant-premiere film “Zombies” (2019), Baloji + Q&AStand-up Comedy “Presque célèbre”, Cécile Djunga

1st Afro queer webseriesSATURDAY 09.02.2019Concert KOKOKO!Film “Wax in the City” (2018), Elie Séonnet, Q&A with a.o. Flora CoquerelFilm “I am Not a Witch” (2017), Rungano NyoniDebate The Shapes of Love : Black Sexuality, with a ocnversation between Sulaiman Addonia and Chiké Frankie Edozien and performances by Vanessa Berhe, Ubah Cristina Ali Farah and many moreDebate I CREATE, I am not a muse,with : Minna Salami, Nadifa Mohamed, Maaza Mengiste, Amina Jama

Talk collective Noire n’est pas mon métierWorkshop Learning Through African Languages: Lingala & Swahili

Workshop Re-imagining worlds (VR/AR)SUNDAY 10.02.2019Family screening “Lyana” (2017), Aaron Kopp & Amanda KoppPremiere Film “If Beale Street could talk” (2018), Barry Jankins

Film “Faire Part” (2018), Anne Reijniers, Nizar Saleh, Paul Shemisi & Rob JacobsDebate System K. : how does the alternative art scene work in Kinshasa? with Renaud Barret, KOKOKO!, Freddy Tsimba, Sinzo Anzaa, Géraldine TobeWorkshop Learning Through African Languages: Lingala & Swahili

Dance workshops

New African Wave Fashion Pop-up, fashion shows and performances
Videogames Studio Kids


Dates : 8 -10 February ’19
Place : Center for Fine Arts

Main partner: Recognition, NAW asbl , MuntpuntRoyal Museum for Central Africa
Support: Ixelles Elsene 
Collaboration:  les ateliers claus
Sponsor: Daniel Hechter
Partners: Languages Through Music, Afrikavision

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