’Kolmanskop’ Showing At FNCC

AfricAvenir, in partnership with the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) presents the vintage film ‘Kolmanskop’ (1983) by David Pupkewitz tonight at the FNCC.

Set in an old German mining settlement in southern Namibia, Kolmanskop, now a ghost town. The 60-minute film covers two time periods in Namibian history, opening with a young woman travelling with her husband to a deserted Namibian town. The woman is on a journey to retrace her past and to understand the circumstances of her grandmother’s involvement in a scandal involving a black house-servant, who became her lover.

Founder and CEO of Focus Films Ltd, David Pupkewitz was born in 1951 and has produced various feature films including ‘Formula 51’ (2001), ‘The Fourth Kind’ (2009) and ‘Master Harold… and the Boys’ (2010).

‘Kolmanskop’ will be screened tonight, 12 March, at 18h30 at the FNCC. Entrance is N$20.

Source : The Namibian