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Diaspora Mixtapes – Film screening

Diaspora Mixtapes – Film screening

Oct

14

Fri

14:01 – 14:01

0–2°C

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Ima Iduozee’s two-part film series Diaspora Mixtapes at Kiasma Theatre.
Tickets: 20,50 € / 18,50 €

Diaspora Mixtapes Vol.1 is an art house documentary that portraits artists, activists. entrepreneurs’ and intellectuals living in the African diaspora. The film was shot in Johannesburg, Bergen, Stolzenhagen, Negril and Helsinki in 2019.  The portraits consist of autobiographies and personal narratives that celebrate the diversity of black cultural identity in the contemporary African Diaspora. The film features Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Rebekka “Yeboyah” Kuukka, Maryan Abdulkarim, Joy Mariama Smith, Isaac Sene and Adri Mena.

Diaspora Mixtapes vol. 2: After We’re Gone is the second part of the series. The short film will premiere in autumn 2022. Using the narrative conventions of magical realism, the film is a landscape of rhythms, visions and fantasies. The protagonist enters an underground shrine to meet the royal priestess and re-visits her ancestral past. 

Subtitles in English.

Ima Iduozee is a choreographer, dancer, director and filmmaker of Nigerian and Finnish descent. His internationally acclaimed debut solo piece This is the Title, premiered at Kiasma Theatres URB festival in 2012 and has since toured 16 countries in Europe, Asia and North America. Iduozee’s choreographic works have been presented at Finnish National Opera, Finnish National Theatre as well as Stockholm and Helsinki City Theatres. 

In 2015, Finnish Critics’ Association awarded him for the best artistic breakthrough of the year. His choreography Garden of Eden featured at URB17, and the magazine DiasporaMixtapes: Print Portals was curated and edited by him and published in 2021. 

Fri 14 Oct 2022 Closed today

0–2°C

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