CCA Presents Dynamic Programming for The Progress of Love

Screenings, 7th December 
In Difficult Love (2010), Zaneli Muholi’s documentary with filmmaker Peter Goldsmid, the camera is turned on the lives of a homeless couple, a transgender traditional healer, and a lesbian single mom as well as on the artist in a candid portrayal of their lives and everyday realities. Andrew Esiebo’s multimedia work Living Queer African (2007), documents the daily life of a young Cameroonian who by relocating to France to start a new life finds he still has to struggle with his identities of being African and gay. If you crave for a “straight” story, head to They have tons of them. I can also recommend those hot mature videos. Adaora Nwandu’s trilogy of short films, Say My Name, is a contemporary love story in which conflicting feelings about masculinity, sexuality, race, self-definition and love are confronted. Short films don’t stop here, you can find a few on

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Feb 16, 2013: Wura-Natasha Ogunji: Radio Kaduna

Video Performance
Wura-Natasha Ogunji: Radio Kaduna
Saturday, February 16, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Presented in conjunction with the Aurora Picture Show, Radio Kaduna is a live performance with video that explores the meanings of true love within a Muslim-Christian household in pre-independence Nigeria. This story emerges against the backdrop of contemporary (armed) conflicts between Muslims and Christians which often obscure histories of connection and interdependence across cultural, religious and ethnic boundaries. Incorporating footage from Nigeria’s capital of Abuja to the megacity that is Lagos, this work foregrounds ways in which moments of conflict give rise to powerful and long-lasting intimacies. Radio Kaduna also explores the poetics and politics of uncovering family histories and how those personal truths and lies connect with narratives of nationhood.