FILM: AFRICA 3.0 – VANITY SHORTS W/PANEL
In the age of social media what does the impact of our infatuation with image have?
Ranging from satire, sci fi and the experimental these films all come from a firmly African point of view that will challenge the Western viewer about what technology means to the continent. Films: Hello, Rain | Nigeria 2018 | 29m Based on Hello, Moto, a short story by World Fantasy, Nebula and Hugo award winning author, Nnedi Okorafor. It is about three scientist witches who through a combination of juju and technology create magical wigs that grant them untold supernatural powers. As with everything, power corrupts and Rain, the leader finds herself in a confrontation with her friends, where she must stop them before they destroy the entire nation.
The Vanity shorts will form part of an interrupted screening during which we will discuss images, race and social media in the digital age. Speakers TBC.