Activisms in Docs # 15 - ACCRA POWER

‘ACCRA POWER’ & conversa com Vítor Alexandre Lourenço (Centro de Estudos Internacionais - IUL)
Cinema
Conversa
Sandra Krampelhuber & Andrea Verena Strasser
Quinta, Abril 19, 2018 - 18:30

Activisms in Docs # 15
‘ACCRA POWER’ & conversa com Vítor Alexandre Lourenço (Centro de Estudos Internacionais - IUL)
Entrada livre | Free entrance


ACCRA POWER
Directed by Sandra Krampelhuber & Andrea Verena Strasser (2016)
49 min | Language: English

ACCRA POWER provides an eclectic mix of perceptions of power in one of many thriving urban settings Africa’s. It outlines creative and artistic strategies of young Ghanaians situated at the crossroads of tradition and various belief systems, high technological and economic growth, infrastructural deficits and current energy crisis. Let there be Vim!

A seguir ao filme, conversa com Vitor Alexandre Lourenço (Centro de Estudos Internacionais – IUL) 
Uma actividade no âmbito do projecto Activisms in Africa.
Apoios: CEI - IUL | Largo Residências


ACCRA POWER
Documentary Film
Austria/ Ghana 2016 / 49 min
Language: English
Directed by: Sandra Krampelhuber & Andrea Verena Strasser
Camera: Sandra Krampelhuber
Sound: Sandra Krampelhuber
Editor: Dieter Strauch
Produced by: Sandra Krampelhuber
With: Poetra Asantewa | Wanlov The Kubolor | Serge Attukwei Clottey | Steloo | Hadassah Asare | Edward Ohemeng Oware | Mary Yaa Konadu | Abigail Quartey
Music by: Wanlov The Kubolor, FOKN BOIS, BumBum Kunst, Abby Lee Tee

ACCRA POWER Trailer from Sandra Krampelhuber on Vimeo.



FB: www.facebook.com/AccraPower
Festival Screenings:
23.04.2016 Worldpremiere at Crossing Europe International Filmfestival, Linz, Austria
17.08.2016 Chale Wote Street Art Festival, Accra, Ghana

Sandra Krampelhuber is an Austrian Cultural Anthropologist. She graduated from the University of Vienna in 2002. Since then she is interested in the various fileds of cultural and artistic productions in African and African Diaspora countries. In 2006 she directed the music documentary QUEENS OF SOUND about females in the Jamaican music industry. The film was shown at film festivals worldwide. It was also in 2006 that she travelled to Dakar, Senegal for her first time and after many encounters with Senegalese artists and musicians over the years, she decided to portray this thriving scene in her film 100% Dakar. Recently she directed documentary Accra Power (2016, 49min, Austria/Ghana).

Filmography:
2006: Queens of Sound – A Herstory of Reggae and Dancehall
www.queens-of-sound.com
2014: 100% Dakar – more than art
www.100-dakar.com

Andrea Verena Strasser was born in Ried im Innkreis in 1978 and has completed her studies in Experimental Visual Design at the University of Art and Design Linz 2005. She worked for the Prix Ars Electronica, the Landestheater Linz and in various film and video productions and currently for the Crossing Europe Film Festival and in the artist collective Time's Up. Accra Power is her directorial debut.


Vítor Alexandre Lourenço
Politólogo, investigador do CEI – ISCTE-IUL no âmbito dos projectos “Estado, autoridades tradicionais e modernização política: O papel das autoridades tradicionais no processo de mudança política em África”, “Dinâmicas sociais na estruturação dos espaços políticos em contextos rurais africanos” e “Identidades e fronteiras em África”, financiados pela FCT. O autor tem diversos trabalhos científicos publicados sobre Moçambique, de entre os quais se destacam os livro Mfumo e (Ti)Hosi: Figuras do Político em Moçambique (2006, Lisboa: UNL/AER, 322 pp) e Moçambique: memórias sociais de ontem, dilemas políticos de hoje (2009, Lisboa: Gespress/CEA-IUL, 354 pp). Actualmente, desenvolve o seu trabalho de investigação na especialidade de Estruturas políticas e dinâmicas sociais em África, com particular destaque para o Gana.