Documentary & Introduction by Stan Rijven 'A Lion's Trail' - March 9th

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 19:30
Documentary & Introduction by Stan Rijven
A Lion's Trail
(South Africa, 2002, 55 min, English spoken)
Director: Francois Verster
This documentary tells the strange developments that the song 'Mbube", the most famous song ever to come out of Africa, has gone through. This song, at first called ''Wimoweh", is in the meantime best known under the name' 'The Lion sleeps tonight'.

Film 'Siliva the Zulu' in the South Africa House on March 2nd

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 19:30, Film
Siliva the Zulu
(Italy / South Africa, 1927, 62min, silent movie, English intertitles)
Director: Attilio Gatti
Camera: Giuseppe Paolo Vitrotti

Lecture and interview with Jonny Steinberg op March 16th - locatie Amnesty International

A conversation about future dreams, xenophobia in South Africa and refugees on the African continent! Tireless search for the chance at a better life

Luc Panhuysen on the expeditions of Robert Gordon - March 23, 2017

At the exhibition 'Good Hope. South Africa and the Netherlands from 1600'' in the Rijksmuseum, an entire hall will be devoted to explorer Robert Jacob Gordon.

Lecture “Monument voor de Quagga” by Reinier Spreen - 30 March

The last quagga, or half-striped plains zebra, from South Africa died in Artis in 1883. Almost no one has ever heard of this animal and the tragic story of its kind. This now had changed with Reinier Spreen’s book “Monument voor de quagga”.

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