On the first Saturday of each month AfricAvenir and the Franco Namibian Cultural
Centre (FNCC) in Windhoek will present screenings of African films specifically
aimed at the youth. The first film, Izulu Lami (My Secret Sky), will
screen on Saturday, 6 September at 10h00 at the FNCC cinema.
Izulu Lami is a South African film, directed by Madoda Ncayiyana, which
is based on the experiences of Durban’s homeless children. The story features a
young boy and girl who travel to the city to enter their late mother’s traditional
Zulu mat into a competition. When the children arrive in Durban they meet with a
gang of street kids and their problems worsen.
The film won the Best Actress and Audience Award for Best Film at Tarifa African
Film Festival in Spain as well as Best Feature Film Award at Zanzibar International
Tickets for the screening cost N$5 for the youth and N$15 for adults.
The FNCC cinema is situated on 118 Robert Mugabe Ave in Windhoek, Namibia.