We are excited to announce a series of events we're organising this autumn to commemorate the 40 years of the Saharawi struggle for self-determination in collaboration with various collectives and two vibrant London venues, Bolivar Hall (Venezuelan embassy) and Hundred Years Gallery.
Through photography, film, music and much more, Africa's Last Colony - 40 Years Not Forgotten aims to remember the most important events that have shaped the history of the conflict inWestern Sahara, as well as to showcase the valuable role of UK-based artists in raising awareness about this underreported issue.
@ Hundred Years Gallery October 15th-25th: Africa’s Last Colony exhibition
Photography & film to highlight the 40th anniversary of the conflict in Western Sahara in NW Africa as part of London’s Photomonth Festival.
Entrance free! Click here for more details!
@ Bolivar Hall
Friday, October 30th: Film premiere and panel discussion
Film: "Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara" (58min, 2014)
Special panel guests: MP Jeremy Corbyn and Venezuelan ambassador to France Hector Mujica
£10/£12 TICKETS HERE
Saturday, November 7th: Solidarity concert
7:30pm to 10:30pm
Featured artists: Grupo Lokito, Luzmira Zerpa & Family Atlantica, Pia de Keyser and Sam Berkson
£12/£15 TICKETS HERE
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