SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Heaven and Earth screening

Mackonen Michael

Date: 11 June 2015Time: 6:00 PM

Finishes: 11 June 2015Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

‘Heaven & Earth’ is documentary film that tells the story of an ancient civilization,
covering a millennium of Ethiopia monastic culture and ecclesiastical education.
Presenting the development of indigenous Christianity in an African setting, the film
provides a corrective to still prevalent stereotypes of Africa as a dark continent in need of enlightenment by outside forces.
Produced by Mack Films in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Ethiopia, UNESCO, Ethiopian Air Lines & SOAS.
Director Mackonen Michael is an award-winning journalist who has worked for the BBC World Service and has produced several documentary films and radio programmes about culture in Africa. Michael also won a prestigious BAFTA award for his radio documentary ‘Bridging the Gap’ about the lives of immigrants in the UK.

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Organiser: Centre of African studies

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