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SAIGNANTES © Jean-Pierre Bekolo

AFRO-TECH FEST: Jean-Pierre Bekolo - Les Saignantes

Dortmunder U | Kino im U | 10/21/2017 , 19:30

Les Saignantes
Jean-Pierre Bekolo
Cameroon, France, 2005
in French with English subtitles
97 min

Les Saignantes is an outstanding African sci-fi vampire political satire. Best friends Majolie and Chouchou are two beautiful young women trying to get ahead in a near-future Cameroon. After accidentally killing a powerful politician during sexual intercourse, the two come up with a plot to dispose of the body, and get into the glamorous wakes that have taken over the local nightlife. As the girls tear their way through the corrupt ruling class, using their feminine wiles and magical powers, Bekolo drops inter-titles into the film, commenting on the difficulties of filmmaking in an oppressive political climate. With a feminist subtext and cinematography like a blacklight rave, Les Saignantes is a beautiful, disorienting, and truly original work.

Before the screening Jean-Pierre Bekolo talks with Judith Funke about the production of the film and it's journey to film festivals around the globe.

Artist talk in English Language

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Free admission to all events that are part of the Afro-Tech Fest!
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Dortmunder U / Kino im U
Ebene 0
Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse
44137 Dortmund
(Dortmund-Mitte)

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AFRO-TECH FEST is organised by HMKV and Office medienwerk.nrw in cooperation with Interkultur Ruhr – a project of the Regional Association Ruhr (RVR) and Africa Positive e.V.

Host institution Office medienwerk.nrw: HMKV (Hartware MedienKunstVerein)
Host institution Interkultur Ruhr: Regionalverband Ruhr (RVR)
The exhibition is funded: by the TURN fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation and by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of NRW
The festival week is funded by the the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung/bpb), the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of NRW, the NRW KULTURSekretariat International and the Cultural Office of the City of Dortmund
Main funder HMKV:
Dortmunder U – Center for Art and Creativity
Partners: Goethe-Institut, Afrikamera – Aktuelles Kino aus Afrika (Berlin), NRW KULTURsekretariat, Kino im U e.V. (Dortmund)

EVENTS

Today, 12/14/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 12/17/2017
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 12/17/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 12/21/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Tue, 12/26/2017
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Tue, 12/26/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 12/28/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 12/31/2017
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 12/31/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 1/4/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/7/2018
Family Sunday “Afro-Tech”
12:00 - 17:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/7/2018
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/7/2018
Guided tour for children “Afro-Tech”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/7/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 1/11/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/14/2018
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/14/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 1/18/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/21/2018
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/21/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 1/25/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/28/2018
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 1/28/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 2/1/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 2/4/2018
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 2/4/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 2/8/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 2/11/2018
Public Guided Tour “The Storming of the Winter Palace” + “The Border”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 2/11/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 2/15/2018
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U