Namibian short films: London premiere

By Vaughan Jones
December 1, 2013

AfricAvenir and Friends of Namibia are inviting guests to the London Premiere of four Namibian short films which represent and reflect some current challenges and trends facing Namibian society today.

They are: “My Beautiful Nightmare”, by Perivi Katjavivi, 12 min, 2012; “Dead River”, by Tim Huebschle, 34 min, 2012; “100 Bucks”, by Oshosheni Hiveluah, 24 min, 2012; and “Try”, by Joel Haikali, 24 min, 2012.

The showing will be followed by a Question & Answer session with Cineast curator and film critic Hans-Christian Mahnke, director of AfricAvenir Windhoek.

The screening takes place on Thursday 12 December 2013, at 7.30pm, at Harecourt (United Reformed Church), 120 St Paul's Road, Highbury, London N1 2LR.

This event is FREE, but space is limited, so please e-mail your booking to office AT

Nearest stations: Canonbury and Highbury and Islington. Buses 30 and 277 go along St Paul's Road. Buses 4, 19, 38, 56, 73 236, 341, 393 are a few minutes’ walk away. Harecourt is in a controlled parking zone, the controlled hours are: Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 6.30pm.


© Vaughan Jones is CEO of Praxis Community Projects (, a United Reformed Church (a dysgwyr Cymraeg) ) minister, and an Ekklesia associate who assists us with work on migration issues in the context of global solidarity.

Keywords:namibia | film | cinema
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