The People’s Forum is your alternative cinema for 2022! Join us every Thursday evening to watch a film on national liberation, revolutionary history, and working class struggle! For our first Thursday film on February 3rd from 6:00 to 8:00pm EST, we will be screening Xime, directed by Sana Na N’Hada! After studying film in Cuba, N’Hada returned to Guinea-Bissau to make this film, which is the fourth film to ever be produced in the country.
For this film, we will be hosting a discussion after for attendees to reflect on the movie and continue learning with your fellow audience members.
Due to capacity limitations, we are asking that folks put in a $6 deposit per seat to reserve a spot. The screenings are free but we encourage you to contribute $6 as a donation to help us continue our programming.
Proof of vaccination and one form of photo identification will be required at the front desk and all attendees must keep their masks on unless briefly eating or drinking.
Set in a village in Guinea Bissau, Xime follows the story of Iala and his interactions with his two sons, Raul and Bedan. His sons eventually become involved in the liberation struggle against the Portuguese colonizers.
Year: 1994 | Directors: Sana Na N’Hada | Duration: 95 min