Sunday 19 February – British Council
Sunday 19 February 2012, British Council, Tower Hill
|6.30 pm||Arrival/ Opin Yu Yi Music Mix|
|7 pm||Stories on Human Rights – a variety of short films made by prominent film makers from across the world to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Sponsored by the European Union
|7.15 pm||Join Hands for Justice (Sierra Leone/ Animation) A moving film about a young village girl who gets sent to the city to live with her aunt. Full of hope for the future, she’s manipulated by those around her until she has no option but to run away, with devastating consequences. Based on true stories.
Christian Aid film in collaboration with State of Play
|7.25 pm||The Hustler (Sierra Leone/ Drama) A powerful film depicting the hard life of a sex worker and her child.
Director: Arthur Pratt (We Own TV)
|7.35 pm||When China Met Africa (Zambia, China/ Documentary) This important film explores China’s growing economic expansion in Africa and raises important questions about globalisation.
Directors: Marc and Nick Francis
|9.15 pm||Pray The Devil Back to Hell (Liberia/ Documentary) A gripping film which tells the story of a group of brave and visionary women who joined together to bring peace to Liberia during the long civil war, featuring Nobel Prize winner, Leymah Gbowee.
Directors: Abigail E Disney and Gini Reticker
|10.30 pm||Thanks and Close|