A film by Sara Gouveia
Screening this June at Unseen Nairobi for a limited period:
Wed 21st, Fri 23rd, Sat 24th, Tues 27th, Wed 28th & Fri 30th
Atanásio Nyusi, a compelling storyteller and legendary Mapiko dancer, takes us on a visually dramatic journey through Mozambique’s past and present.
“Gouveia spoke to Variety about the Mapiko dance as an act of political defiance, uncoupling African art from the Western gaze, and the struggle to preserve culture from one generation to the next.” Variety
Language: Portuguese. English subtitles
Duration: 1Hr 10Mins