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AFAF opening night: They will have to kill us first, Malian music in exile
Fri. 28 October 2016, 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm AEDT
They will have to kill us first: Malian music in exile sold out in it's only other screenings in Australia! The New York Times said the documentary “delivers a vibrant testimony of resilience under oppression.” Directed by Johanna Schwartz and featuring an original score by Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) it is a complete cinematic experience not to be missed.
AND IT'S SHOWING at The Australian Festival of African Film. Come along:
6.30pm - Opening with host: Fablice Manirakiza
6.45pm - AFAF short films: Grey Bull and African Cinema Introduction
7.15pm - They Will Have to Kill Us First
8.45pm - Q&A with the director: Johanna Schwartz
9.15pm - DJ set TBC
- champagne on arrival
- Special guests
Film Synopsis: lslamic extremists have banned music in Mali, but its world-class musicians won’t give up without a fight.
This film follows the story of Mali’s musical heroes as they fight for their right to sing.