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Makala: Film Screening and Q&A

Makala Still 01

96 mins

in Swahili & French with EN subs

FRA | 2017 | dir. Emmanuel Gras, with Kabwita Kasongo, Lydie Kasongo | doc

In this existential documentary, French director Emmanuel Gras follows the steps of a young charcoal-maker as he struggles to offer a better future for his family. When he sets out on an exhausting and perilous journey to sell the fruit of his labour of love, he discovers the true value of his efforts and the price of his dreams.

Followed by a Q&A with director Emmanuel Gras (tbc).


Cine Lumiere
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom


Full Name
Thomas Riley