African Film Festival - Opening Night
The 1st African Film Festival Australia is a travelling film series with the purpose of showcasing African features, documentaries, animation, shorts, experimental films and classics to audiences across Australia.
Each year, the most fascinating, interesting and thoughtful film from Africa and beyond are screened. From world-premieres to local shorts, we’ve got it all, with an aim to showcase the diversity of African cinema and to discover the best new African talent.
For more visit www.africanfilmfestival.com.au
Film: Restless City
Director: Andrew Dosunmu
Official selection of the Sundance Festival 2011
Restless City tells the story of an Africa immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle, and falling in love is his greatest risk..He has endured many travails by the time he arrives in New York. When he has lived in the City for a while he begins to believe that he can achieve his ample dreams. He wants to be a musician, a pop star and one day return to Africa where his mother and father still toil for a meagre living.
Please note that most tickets are for General Admission / standing room only - if you wish to book a table or a booth, please call the Red Bennies office to make a reservation on (03) 9826 2689