Africa in Motion: Between the Land and the Sea, 29 October, 2018

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Monday 29 October 2018

7pm, Free but ticketed, Cinema
Book Online / 0141 352 4900

This short film programme is thematically linked around the relationship between memory and water. Using the sea as a starting point, these films interrogate the data and trauma that water can hold and how this relates to memory.

Films included in this programme are:

Deep Down Tidal – premiere

Tabita Rezaire | French Guyana 2017 | 18m | 15
Deep Down Tidal is a video essay, weaving together cosmological, spiritual, political and technological narratives about water and its role in communication. It is about how this cable network can facilitate the retention and expansion of power, reminding us that water doesn’t forget.

Before I Forget – UK Premiere

Mariam Mekiwi | Egypt/Germany 2018 | 31m |
Arabic with English subtitles | 15
A science fiction story set in an indistinct coastal region, between land and sea, above and below water.

You Can Never Touch The Same Water Twice

Alberta Whittle | >UK Barbados | 5m | 15
Filmmaker and artist Alberta Whittle traces Transatlantic ancestral trauma through her own voice, in song and spoken word and through her body.

Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD

The Fog, GFT
Matchbox Cineclub CCA

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