Film Africa School events

African Storytelling workshops

KanyeKanye scene - African storytelling with Wendy ShearerSchools can book their classes in to view these wonderful films which are being screened on 21st October as part of Film Africa.

Wendy will also be running storytelling workshops after the screenings, for pupils to listen to African folktales and explore African culture with traditional music and props. Dates, prices and location below:

Dir. Miklas Manneke
South Africa. 2013. 25min. Colour. Zulu with English subtitles.

A forbidden romance between two township teenagers, Kanyekanye (meaning together) tells the story of a town long divided by a line to mark territories belonging to the red and green camps. A young man from the green side falls in love with a girl from the red side of town. But can their love survive the colour divide?

Dir. Rungano Nyoni
Zambia, UK, USA. 2011. 24 mins

An eight-year-old boy who aspires to be a hero and embarks upon a journey to prove his greatness – with unexpected consequences. A moving insight into childhood where fantasy jostles with reality as a young boy’s imagination transforms and empowers everyday life.

Suitability: Primary, Years 3-6 (Age 7+)

Booking details

Date: Friday 21st October

Price: Price: £5 per student, free for accompanying staff

Venue: Phoenix Cinema, East Finchley

To make a booking at the Phoenix Cinema, email or call 0203 074 1967.