This month

Cinema: Little Jerusalem

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Little Jerusalem, by Karim Albou, 1h36, 2005, drama. A beautiful Jewish young woman still living with her orthodox family in a Parisian suburb, falls in love with a Muslim co-worker. N$40 entrance.

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“Free to fly” an exhibition and auction by students and artists

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Join us for Free to Fly, a colorful exhibition for charity in a variety of media that will display the talents of students and artists friends of the Barbara Böhlke Art School Over 100 paintings on 30x30 canvases, around the theme Free to Fly, were donated by friends and students of the Barbara Böhlke Art School, ranging in age from 6 to 80. The artworks will be on sale at a very affordable price, while 10 paintings by well-known artists will be auctioned. All proceeds from the sales and auction will go to the non-profit organisation Wilderness Therapy Namibia,” that works with “at risk...

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Linguistic Workshop: Vikings

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Arts, crafts and games around the theme of Vikings while interacting in French! N$50

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Next month

Quiz Night with Power Pad girls!

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Come put your general knowledge, pop culture know-how and knowledge of Africa to the test at the Power Pad Girls Quiz Night! Thousands of Namibian school girls miss an average of three school days a month because they can't afford menstrual pads. Power Pad Girls’ project is fighting this problem by providing the girls with free re-usable pads. Join us for this fun event that will also help an important cause! All proceeds collected on the night will go towards The Power Pad Project. Maximum of 6 people per team. There will be three rounds of questions: 10 questions per round, and a bonus ...

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Cinema: A cat in Paris

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

In October, the FNCC will be celebrating Animation month. A Cat in Paris, by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, 1h10, 2010, Animation Adventure Comedy A cat called Dino lives a secret life: he spends his days with Zoe, the daughter of a police superintendent, but at night he follows a burglar on the roofs of Paris. While Zoé's mother investigates the burglaries, another thief, Victor Costa, kidnaps the young girl. Entrance: N$40

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Park Talk with the Namibia Nature Foundation

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

This Park Talk in collaboration with the Namibia Nature Foundation will address the issue of repositioning Hunting in Namibia’s Communal Conservancies. In a Namibian context, the compatibility between hunting, conservation and the biodiversity economy should be fairly obvious, but it must be recognised that there are enormous international pressures on hunting – particularly trophy hunting. In response to this and the potential impacts on Namibia’s Community Based Natural Resource Management Programme, the Namibia Nature Foundation worked with Sorris Sorris Conservancy and a wide range...

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Second-hand Market for a Second Life!

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Do you have some old objects at home that you do not use anymore? Do you believe in giving second lives to used goods? Do you favor recycling objects over buying new ones? Then register now for this third edition of the successful “second-hand market for a second life” initiative that will be held on the 7th of October in the gallery and on the terrace of the FNCC. The market will be open to anyone wishing to give their items a second life! Register before 29 September if you are interested in holding a stall by writing to communication@fncc.org.na . Stall fee of N$ 100.

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Cinema: The Rabbi's cat

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

The Rabbi’s Cat, by Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar, 1h40, 2011, Animation Comedy Fantasy In colonial Algeria of the 1920s, a rabbi’s cat learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot and wishes to learn everything about Judaism. It will lead them both to follow a Russian painter on a quest throughout Africa. Entrance: N$40

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You think you know me – One woman play with Linda Gabriel

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

You Think You Know Me, is a gripping one woman play that revolves around the life of a Transactional sex worker called Netsy. Through narratives of her life the audience is allowed into many avenues of other transactional sex workers and men who enjoyed Netsy’s company. Penned and played by Linda Gabriel, aka Poetic Angel, the play interrogates its viewers on controversial themes of transactional sex, religion and other related issues that include Sexual and Reproductive Health, HIV and AIDS, Child Labour, forced child marriages, rape, corruption, livelihood, unemployment, discrimination am...

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Paint and Wine Night!

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Join FNCC and Something Artsy for this Paint and Wine Night that will spark your inner creativity and imagination in a fun and interactive setting! Come create a “one-of-a-kind” painting that you can later take home and socialize with friends, while relaxing and enjoying some good wine. We will provide all in attendance with easels, paint, brushes, canvas and aprons - creating a true artistic setup. Stroke by stroke instructions will guide you to your own unique version of the artwork, while sharing the experience with others. No prior painting experience is needed! N$250, including p...

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Activities for children: Storytelling

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

The story “The Wolf and The Shadow Monster” by Avril McDonald will be read by Teresia Iindongo, followed by a drawing session. Free entrance.

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Cinema: Louise by the shore

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Louise by the Shore, by Jean-François Laguionie, 1h15, 2016, Animation Drama Louise, an old lady, finds herself stranded in a seaside resort after the last train of the holiday season has left the station. But far from panicking, the fearless Louise decides to stay, no matter what awaits her. Will this new Robinson achieve her goal and manage to survive amidst the raging elements? N$40

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Role of Men and Musicians in the Fight Against Social Problems

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

The Social Splash is a campaign aimed at uniting Namibians to stand together to alleviate social problems, hosted by Namkid. Themes such as Gender-based violence, Baby dumping, Poverty, Tribalism and Motor Vehicle accidents will be discussed. The conversation will be facilitated by Otto Kapuka, with the participation of Big Ben, Ixa, Sensei, Mappz, Brain the Tool, Youngsta CPT. Get a chance to ask the musicians on the panel your questions directly! N$150 entrance

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Linguistic workshop: les chateaux forts

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

Arts, crafts and games around the theme of forts while interacting in French! Entrance: N$50

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Harp Concert with Tsumeb’s Arts Performance Centre

Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre, 118 Robert Mugabe Avenue PO BOX 11622, Windhoek, Namibia

The sound of harp will drive you into a secret world… The Tsumeb Arts Performance Centre aims at providing development and education to youngsters through arts, to achieve their empowerment and teach them a sense of community. This beautiful harp evening will bring together artists Selma Angala, Karina Francis, Katya Francis, and Lis Hidber from APC Tsumeb, Ronaldo Kandume from UNAM, Michaela Eyberg, from Vienna, Austria, and Nicola Hanck, from Basel, Switzerland. N$100 in advance, N$120 at the door Tickets at FNCC

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