Delegation of the European Union to Liberia

2017 European Film Festival

04/05/2017 - 17:45
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The European Union Delegation to Liberia is very pleased to present the 2017 European Film Festival to be held in Monrovia, Liberia from May 12 - May 20. The European Union believes in the importance of promoting culture and the creative arts. The film festival is a cultural event supported by the European Union showcasing movies from various countries, including both African and European directors.

European Film Festival Liberia
2017 European Film Festival Programme
 
Friday, 12 May 2017
- Film Festival Launch -
5:00 – 6:45 PM
Borough Kru Town Hall, New Kru Town, Bushrod Island
The Wooden Camera (2003)
Movie production supported by EU ACP Cultures +)
Director: Ntshaveni Wa Luruli (South Africa)
 
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
4:30 – 6:00 PM
University of Liberia Auditorium (KAICT),Capitol Hill - Monrovia
Songs of Redemption (2013)
Directors: Amanda Sans and Miquel Galofre (Spain, Jamaica)
 
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
5:00 – 6:45 PM
YWCA, Adjacent French Embassy,Congo Town
We Are the Best! (2013)
Director: Lukas Moodysson (Sweden, Denmark)
 
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
7:00 – 9:00 PM
YWCA, Adjacent French Embassy,Congo Town
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Director: Wolfgang Becker (Germany)
 
Thursday, 18 May 2017
4:30 – 5:30 PM
University of Liberia Auditorium (KAICT),Capitol Hill - Monrovia
The Land Beneath our Feet (2016)
Directors: Gregg Mitman, Sarita Siegel (US, Liberia)
 
Friday, 19 May 2017
5:00 – 6:30PM
The Eugene H. Cooper Sr. Conference Hall
YMCA building, Crown Hill - Monrovia
Tous les chats sont gris (2015)
Director: Savina Dellicour (Belgium)
 
Friday, 19 May 2017
7:00– 9:00 PM
The Eugene H. Cooper Sr. Conference Hall
YMCA building, Crown Hill - Monrovia
The Commitments (1991)
Director: Alan Parker (Ireland)
 
Saturday, 20 May 2017
5:00 – 6:45 PM
Borough Kru Town Hall, New Kru Town, Bushrod Island
No Time to Die [The Last Respect] (2006)
Movie production supported by EU ACP Cultures +
Director: King Ampaw (Ghana)
 
 
Culture supports social and human development. The European Union promotes culture as an essential contribution to human rights, good governance, inclusive and sustainable growth. This film festival features a number of films produced under the EU ACP Cultures + program as well as contributions from the Germany, Sweden (Swedish Institute and Svenska Filminstitutet), Belgium (Wallanie-Bruxelles International.be) and Ireland.
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