Film Screenings 2019

NINE NIGHTS

Genre: Coming-of-Age  Runtime: 99 mins

Date 7.30pm, Friday 27th September

AfriKàBa in association with Electric Palace Cinema celebrates the diversity and spirit of life. Gwyneth Wint interviews filmmakers at a special screening of new films.

on Friday 27thSeptember, 7.30pm

When her twin brother is hit by a car and killed, Marcie refuses to believe that he is dead and is adamant he’s still alive. The family begins the Caribbean mourning ritual ‘Nine Night’ designed to let the dead go. As the nights count down, she comes face-to-face with him and descends into paranoia, unleashing long-buried family secrets.

CastT’Nia Miller, Jo Martin, Mary Nyumbura

After a career in non-profit organizations, Veronica McKenzie wrote comedy sketches for BLOUSE ‘N’ SKIRT, (BBC 2), COMEDY DOT NET (BBC Music Live), and 11 O’ CLOCK SHOW (Channel 4 with Ricky Gervais). After studying at UCLA, Veronica co-produced THE LAST SUPPER (2011) and FINDING HOME – a short about asylum seekers & immigrants. Her grassroots documentary UNDER YOUR NOSE stems from her interest in documenting UK black history. NINE NIGHTS is her directorial debut.