FNCC hosts Design Indaba…and CinemaFest with 99FM

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FABLab Namibia is bringing the world renowned Design Indaba of Cape Town to Windhoek from 1 to 3 March, which will make the FNCC (Franco Namibian Cultural Centre) in Windhoek the creative hub of Namibia.
During those days the FABLab and FNCC will stream all the sessions live, and have several activities and speakers at the Design Indaba from Cape Town.

Besides live sessions, there will be local innovators, creative individuals, designers and artists all present to share in the inspiring and creative solutions from these great minds.

Apart from the live streaming simulcast of the Design Indaba, FABLab and 99FM will also host a series of three movie nights at FNCC on those days.

The movies screened will focus on local talent and films made by our very own Namibian filmmakers, showcasing our nations very own creativity and talent.

RedHot Film Productions and Joe Vision Production will facilitate the films. The see it as the perfect platform to link to the themes at the Design Indaba, create synergy, and to retain the audiences who attend the daily screenings.
With the Namibia Theatre and Film Awards around the corner on 25 March, and preceded by a film- screening week from 11-17 March.

The Design Indaba’s event at the FNCC will launch into a ‘Month of Movies’ in March, shining the spotlight on the local film industry and where it’s heading in a local and global context.

The three days will comprise of film screenings and conversations about the status quo in Namibian film industry, and where it might head in the future in a local and global context.

It offers a great opportunity to meet some of the local filmmakers and experience their work along with the creative excitement of the Indaba.

“It is all very exciting, the Design Indaba is at the very forefront of design, creativity, innovation and technological development in Africa.

“With us bringing it to Windhoek, we are fulfilling our passion and sharing it with all like-minded individuals in Namibia,” co-director of FABLab Namibia Kirstin Wiedow said. Tickets are for sale online via webtickets.com.na or at FABLab offices.

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