Addis Foto Fest 2012

Day 5


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December 7, 2012

Location: Italian Culture Institute Theater
Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm   
AFF Talks 2: The art of telling a story: Photojournalism and Media.
The role of photography in news media has played a key role in disseminating images on stories not often accessible to various parts of the world. While image have become more accessible than ever through the globalization of online media, photographers from Africa have had limited access those this market, and often the realties of the continent are documented through photographers who travel considerable distance to capture newsworthy image for press. John Fleetwood, Nick Danziger and Frédéric Lafargue provide insight on the importance of photography and being able to compete in the international market.

Moderator: Akinbode Akinbiyi

5:00pm- 7:00pm
Screening of Restless city by Andrew Dosunmu. Featured in the Color of the Nile Film Festival and winner of Best feature/cinematography RESTLESS CITY(80 minutes) tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle, and falling in love is his greatest risk.
Location: Italian Cultural Institute – Theater.

7:30pm – 9:00pm
Khartoum by Ala Kheir.
In this collection of images, the artists’ photographic scope covers a wide range of subjects and styles with an aim of self-reflection on the subjects that come across his eye. His work draws on the similarities and differences in landscapes, architecture and historic influences with an intimate and intuitive eye.
Location: Italian Cultural Institute – Gallery.

Ongoing Screening

Location: Addis Ababa City Hall and Edna Mall
Cinema Center
PUMA presents the works of 7 international film
makers shown at the World Peace Festival 2011.
“Peace starts with me” is the theme for these
shorts. Curated by Mark Coetzee, and produced by
Shooting People.

 

 

 

 

 

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