Previously at the ICA - Films

Africa: Past and Present

Africa: Past and Present

12 Sep 2006

A documentary journey through Sierra Leone West Africa from pre- colonial to present day and a contemporary tour of Senegal and Tanzania through Hip-Hop culture.

Docta Know
Senegalese Rapper and Graffiti Artist Docta reflects on the importance of Hip-Hop to Dakar's youth and Islam.
USA/Croatia 2004 Dir Owen Kohl and Ozren Milat
10 mins.

Hali Halisi Hip-Hop in Tanzania
Features MC's including Mr II (Sugu), Deplowmatz, Gangwe Mobb, GWM, X Plastaz.
Netherlands/Tanzania 1999 Dir Martin Meulenberg
30 mins. Swahili with English subtitles

Lion Mountains A Journey through Sierra Leone's History.
UK 2006 Dir Louis Buckley
54 mins.

Screening followed by director Q & A. (tbc)

Followed by African DJ Night ICA Bar. See for more details.

Presented in collaboration with The Hip-Hop Association


E.g., 31-07-2021
E.g., 31-07-2021