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    Hosted at Metal Liverpool: Mapantsula + Q&A with special guests

    May 16 @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

    From £1

    “South Africa from a Black perspective… it’s about time.” – Spike Lee

    Hosted at Metal Liverpool, members of LADFN are screening a new 4K restoration of Mapantsula – a classic of guerilla filmmaking produced under extreme censorship.

    The film is screening on Thursday 16 May at Edge Hill Station to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Freedom Day, which commemorates the first post-apartheid elections to take place in South Africa in 1994.

    Tickets are pay what you feel, the lowest being £1. Book tickets here.

    Event running order: 
    6:30pm – Doors open. Hot drinks and nibbles will be served before the screening.
    7.15pm – Mapantsula with introduction
    9pm – Q&A/Discussion with special guests, Mosa Mpetha (Cinema Africa!), Amber Akaunu (Story Lab)

    Learn more about the film and book your tickets here.

    Hosted at Metal Liverpool, this screening is in collaboration with Story Lab by Amber Akuana. Presented by Mosa Mpetha of Cinema Africa! and Tatenda Jamera of Maona Art. Supported by Independent Cinema Office and What The Hero Wants. Funded by BFI Audience Projects Fund. Presented by Mosa Mpetha of Cinema Africa! and Tatenda Jamera of Maona Art

    Please note: this event is ‘Hosted at’ Metal Liverpool and functions outside of our programme as a dry hire. For more information about Metal and our public programme, please visit our What’s On page.


    May 16
    7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
    From £1
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    Metal Liverpool
    Platform 1, Edge Hill Station, Tunnel Road
    Liverpool, L7 6ND United Kingdom
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