We Need Prayers: This One Went to Market Film
Jim Chuchu | Kenya 2018 | English and Swahili with English subtitles | 5m
Have you heard of Afrofuturism? In this bold art-world satire, a young African visual artist hatches a sly plan to break through into the global arts market - Will it work? One installment of the Kenya-based Nest Collective’s ten-part mini-series We Need Prayers: This One Went to Market holds the rise to global popularity of Afrofuturism up to careful – and hilarious - scrutiny.
This screening is part of the Decolonising the Specalutive strand.