The story of the Mother of the African Revolution

Wednesday January 22nd 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm)

A film screening of an award-winning biopic documentary, with a presentation by its producer and director, Ne Kunda Nlaba.

The previously untold story of an early rebellion against European domination and exploitation of Africa. In 1704 a young woman took up the fight to free her country – the kingdom of Kongo in central Africa. She failed, and was executed in 1706. But she is remembered in her country as Mama Kimpa Vita, the Mother of the African Revolution.

Admission free, refreshments available.

 

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