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Heritage Week Special Screening

Heritage Week Special Screening
Kukuri + Cast Q&A
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 19:00
FNCC Terrace
N$ 40 in advance, N$ 50 at the door

Kukuri’s life changes when meekulu decides it’s time for her to marry Chindo the bricklayer.

A film by Philippe Talavera (SALUTE!), shot in the Kavango region, with people from the Omega and Chetto communities, depicts events that are real and based on facts and experiences.

According to UNICEF, over 5400 children are married in Namibia. Here we see the story of Kukuri, a 16 year old girl living in Omega. She is a bright student at school, who is forced into an arranged marriage.
The movie stars Hanty Kashongo, George Antonio (also seen in ‘Salute!’), Nangana Mushavanga, Diyanna Longwani, Renah Mushavanga Xuesom and Mbango Munyima.
Director and producer, Philippe Talavera, was born in France, and has been living and working in Namibia since 1997 where in 2001 he founded the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO), a Namibian Trust aiming at creating social awareness using the arts.

La vie de Kukuri change quand meekulu décide qu'il est temps pour elle d'épouser le maçon Chindo.

Un film de Philippe Talavera (SALUTE!), Tourné dans la région de Kavango, avec des gens des communautés Omega et Chetto et base sur des faits et des expériences. 

Selon l'UNICEF, plus de 5400 enfants sont mariés en Namibie.