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4-15 February, 2016


Pan African Film Festival

Los Angeles, United States

(world premiere)

4-6 March, 2016


Human Rights Film Festival

Dakar, Senegal

(African premiere)

4 March, 2016


Media Activism course

University of Amsterdam, NL

(academic screening)

13-19 March, 2016


Thessaloniki International
Doc Market

Thessaloniki, Greece

(market screening)

7-8 April, 2016


Postcolonial Theory and Practice in the 21st Century Conference

University of Rzeszów, Poland

(academic screening)

5-7 May, 2016


The Postcolonial and the Material Conference

University of Augsburg, Germany

(academic screening)

27-29 May, 2016


Galway African Film Festival

Galway, Ireland

(European premiere)

24 June, 2016


Going Places: Yard Vibes

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

(Dutch pre-premiere)

30 June, 2016


The Aesthetics of Poverty

University of Warwick, UK

(academic screening)

1-3 July, 2016


The African Film Festival (TAFF)

Dallas, United States

(Texas premiere)

1-5 August, 2016


Critical Tourism Studies North America Conference

Huntsville, Canada

(academic screening)

3-5 August, 2016


Africa since Independence

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

(academic screening)

18-17 August, 2016


World Cinema Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

(Dutch premiere)

13-14 September, 2016


Cultural Difference and Social Solidarity Network Workshop

Wroclaw, Poland

(academic screening)

16 September, 2016


International Sustainable Development course

Windesheim, Zwolle, NL

(academic screening)

29 September – 7 October, 2016


The Gambia College

Brikama, the Gambia

(school screenings)

6 October, 2016


Gambian National Premiere

Serrakunda, the Gambia

(Gambian premiere)

4-8 October, 2016


Amsterdam Lift-Off Festival Online

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

11-16 October, 2016


COMMFFEST (Global) Community Film Festival

Toronto, Canada

(Canadian premiere)

14 October, 2016


Afrovibes Festival

The Hague, The Netherlands

(The Hague premiere)

17-20 October, 2016


Cine Pobre Film Festival

La Paz, Mexico

(Mexican premiere)

26 October, 2016


World Heritage course

Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL

(academic screening)

28 October – 4 November, 2016


Lusaka Film & Music Festival

Lusaka, Zambia

(Zambian premiere)

5 November, 2016


Afrikadag (Africa Day)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3-12 November, 2016


Evolution! Mallorca International Film Festival

Mallorca, Spain

(Spanish premiere)

November 18, 2016


Writing Drama and Documentary Scripts course

University of Amsterdam, NL

(academic screening)

7 December, 2016


Media, Communication and Development course

London School of Economics, UK

(academic screening)

13-15 December, 2016


Intimate Lens. Festival of Visual Ethnography

Caserta, Italy

(Italian premiere)

17 December, 2016



Amsterdam, the Netherlands

25 January, 2017


Jac P. Thijsse College

Castricum, the Netherlands

(school screening)

25 February, 2017


Senegambia Hidden Talents

Bristol, UK

(community screening)

3 April, 2017


Documentary Imaginations course

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

(academic screening)

5-8 April, 2017


Festival International du Film PanAfricain de Cannes

Cannes, France

(French premiere)

11 April, 2017


Media Activism course

University of Amsterdam, NL

(academic screening)

1 May, 2017


Docs Without Borders Film Festival

Nassau, United States

6 May, 2017


Engagement Global

Berlin, Germany

(community screening)

24 May, 2017


Research Symposium on Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Sunderland, UK

(academic screening)

31 May – 2 June, 2017


Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies

Toronto, Canada

(academic screening)

27 August – 2 September, 2017


Silver Lake Tour Film Festival (SILAFEST)

Veliko Gradiste, Serbia

(Serbian premiere)

18–20 September 2017


Postcolonial Studies Association Convention

University of London, UK

(academic screening)

5 December 2017


Tourism: Blessing or Curse?

Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

(school screening)

13-15 December 2017


Campania Film Festival

Naples, Italy

(Naples premiere)

5 January 2018


Department of Global Health

University of Washington, US

26 January 2018


Arts4Peace Forum (AAPI)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

(Ethiopian premiere)

6 February 2018


Migration and Diversity Centre

VU, Amsterdam,