Saturday, April 30, 2011
The Festival International de cinéma Vues d’Afrique is a Montréal film festival that presents over 100 recent works. Exclusive film screenings, world premieres, screen talks, filmmakers and special events will make you discover Africa and Creole nations in a new light.
It is the largest festival of African cinema outside of Africa. It was originally based in Paris but moved to Montreal last year. The opening film is Kinshasa Symphony while the closing night film is a Haitian horror film Zombi Damou. Other titles include Africa United, Viva Riva! and Notre étrangere (The Place in Between).
The 27th annual Festival international de cinéma Vues d’Afrique runs through Sunday, May 8 at Salle Gesù, 1200 Bleury St.