King of Boys (Abattoir of Makoko)

King of Boys (Abattoir of Makoko)

Král mezi kluky (Jatka v Makoku)

Script: Karimah Ashadu
Photography: Karimah Ashadu
Editing: Karimah Ashadu
Sound: Karimah Ashadu
Producer, Co-producer: Karimah Ashadu
Color: Colour
Language: No dialogue
This sample of African avant-garde creation, based on capturing daily routine through quiet observation, shows the everyday life of women and children set against surrealist images of enormous pieces of dead animals being moved, portioned and processed.

This observational film, marked by subtle shifts in colour, shows ever-present children watching on as standard food preparation activities and the not-so-organised production of meat products are carried out in the village.

The films created by the British/Nigerian multi-disciplinary artist Karimah Ashadu (1985) are derived from her life between London and Lagos. She started devoting her time to film and performance during her studies at London’s Chelsea College of Arts, where she completed her degree in interior and space design.

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Festival edition: 2015
Sections: Fascinations
Premiere Type: World Premiere
Exhibition format: Video File
Subtitle languages: No Subtitles
Simultaneous interpreting: cz
29.10.2015 16:00


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