AFRICANS IN YIWU

Supported by TopStar. Liao Lanfang Times and The People’s Republic of China

Synopsis

“Africans in Yiwu” documentary gives a lively record of the colourful lives of the second largest African community in China. It was shot in Yiwu a city located in eastern China, famous for being a small commodity wholesale center.

The film focuses on the presence of Africans in this bustling city and showcases different aspects of their lives including their pursuits of business, education, love, arts and culture.

It tells the story of a unique relationship between people with different values, cultures, and appearances who came together under one roof and contributed in building a stronger community. It represents a valuable text that reflects the history, and future of China – Africa cooperation.

Fresh View Cinemas on FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2017 at 19h00

Directed by Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman
Running Time: 1h80min
Year of Release: 2017
Country: China
Language: English subs