ENCOUNTERS 2023: We, Students!

Sat. Jun 24, 2023 at 5:00pm SAST
13 V
Price: R80.00
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Every year since our founding in 2010, The Bioscope has proudly hosted screenings of The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival. Celebrating its 25 year as a festival, Encounters returns to The Bioscope once again with screenings from 23 June - 2 July. Tickets are R80. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

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We, Students!


Directed by Rafiki Fariala | CAR/France/DRC | 2022 | 83 min.


We, Students! is an insightful film that offers a poignant portrayal of the realities faced by university students in developing Central African Republic. Through a micro-sociological lens, the film illustrates the daily impact of poverty and exploitation, a direct result of the actions of selfish and corrupt individuals in positions of authority. However, themes of community, friendship and adulthood emerge. The film shares the inspiring stories of a group of dynamic students who, despite facing unforeseen circumstances such as unplanned fatherhood and illness, remain steadfast in their pursuit of a better future. Through their unwavering resilience and determination, viewers witness first-hand how these students navigate challenging situations and make difficult moral decisions in order to survive. With its honest portrayal of the struggles and triumphs, We, Students! offers a glimpse into the human experience and reminds us of the power of hope and resilience in the face of adversity.

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The Bioscope at 44 Stanley. 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein Werf
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2092
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