About starting the youth film screening. Lights…camera…action!
Workshops have just ended.
Great sessions! Great speakers! Great lessons!
Workshops have begun!
Loira Limbal explains that the reason her film took 7 years is because she and her crew had limited funds, they shot in different countries and they were first timers. She adds that a number of parts had to be redone.
Loira Limbal sits on stage with today’s moderator Mawuli Dagadu and explains the challenges in putting together the video as a first-time film maker at the time. Shares how the video took 7 years in compiling
Wow. Really insightful and inspiring video on Hip-Hop.
Time for discussions!
More support for the natural-hair ladies 😉
“Who says to be beautiful, you have to iron your hair?”
Quote from a Cuban in the Hip-Hop video. Interesting line huh?
Interesting quote from the video: “Hip Hop is my political party”, “I self-medicate by rapping in front of crowds”
Now watching the film ‘Estilo Hip Hop’ By Loira Limbal
A documentary, Vagina and Gender is spiking some smiles and giggles. With interviews by a number of people and facts from a survey on women and their sexuality the documentary is entertaining, informative and insightful.
Ok, let’s begin! Popcorn please 😉
Loira Limbal takes the floor to give a background to the hip-hop films about to be shown. She sums up the film as being about the lives of people who belief hip hop can change the world, their background, and how each of them is using hip-hop to change their lives and the communities they’re in.
Welcome to day two of the Benpaali Filmmaker’s Festival!
The event has kicked off with screening of some of the submissions to the film festival. Very introspective short films with themes spanning from background story of hiplife to the interesting art of “okpo” ( pigeon) hunting with technology in the mix.
Some filmmakers are also tackling phone addiction with a video that highlights the dangers of concentrating too much on phone messaging.
The story of Kadi is one documenting the struggles of a young girl working hard to fulfill her dream to become a doctor so she can bring life and health to her village community. The documentary details her day to day life activities and gives the viewer a glimpse of the power of light in the midst of darkness: a metaphor encapsulated in a kerosene lantern called Kadi which is central to the young lady’s ability to fulfil her aspirations.