Programme Playshis @ Words in Motion - AfricAvenir & Spoken Word Namibia collaboration 2013
In February 2013, AfricAvenir & Spoken Word presented an evening of poetry and short films, "Words in Motion - Poetry meets Film". This merger was a first in Namibia.
In the opening show of Spoken Word in 2013 four magnificent African short films were screened, whereby in between Namibian poets presented pieces of poetry about the films and the topics addressed in the four short films.
The four films were: Lezare - For Today, Ethiopia, directed by Zelalem Woldemariam, Zebu and the Photofish, Kenya/Uganda, directed by Zippy Nyaruri, We also walked on the Moon, DRC/Algeria, directed by Balufu Bakupa Kanyinda, Restless Wandering, Tunisia/Algeria, directed by Nouri Bouzid, with late actor Sotigui Kuyate in his last role.
Here is a poem by Playshis - The Poet, I am but a traveler, based on the short film Restless Wandering: