Africa (Africa Day) Africa provides insights into the lives of local people through productions from and about Africa. In 2019, Africa Day presents a regional focus for the first time: three current productions tell stories from Eastern Africa.


Niederlande 2018 – Director: Jeroen van Velzen – Original with English subtitles

A train journey through Tanzania, which takes us across the vast landscapes of the East African country and gives us a glimpse into its society. In the microcosm of a train carriage we get to know two Maasai, a priest and a bar owner and learn what it means to be Tanzanian.

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2019.

Writer: Jeroen van Velzen, Esther Eenstroom. Camera: Niels van Koevorden. Sound: Tim van Peppen. Editing: Patrick Minks. Music: Christiaan Verbeek. Production: SNG Film. Producer: Digna Sinke. Length: 75 min. International Sales: Journeyman Pictures.

  • Sunday
  • 14:00
  • HFF - Kino 1