A UNITED KINGDOM
The Canberra premiere of the inspirational true story and Opening Night film of the BFI London Film Festival, A UNITED KINGDOM, starring David Oyelowo (Selma) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl).
This film is about Seretse Khama’s marriage to Englishwoman Ruth Williams which led to his exile from
Bechuanaland (now Botswana).
PALACE ELECTRIC CINEMA, NEW ACTON, CANBERRA
Tuesday 25 October
6.15pm Opening Night pre-film reception including drinks, British fare and live music.
7.15pm A UNITED KINGDOM
Palace Movie Club $35
General Admission $40
Buy Tickets: http://britishfilmfestival.com.au/events/canberra
From the Australian Institute of International Affairs ACT Branch
A panel discussion with
Jacqueline Zwambila and Matthew Raymond will held on
Thursday 27 October 2016, 6:00pm
Refreshments served from 5:30pm
AIIA Conference Centre – Stephen House
32 Thesiger Court
Deakin ACT 2600
This panel discussion will address political and development challenges facing Southern Africa. Former Zimbabwe Ambassador to Australia, Jacqueline Zwambila, will give her perspective on developments in the political realm as she reflects on the changing face of the political landscape from the protest cycles in Zimbabwe to other political developments in the region. Zambia-based educator and development practitioner Matthew Raymond will speak on development difficulties and successes in Zambia, with an emphasis on education, and why achieving development goals seems to be so slow, at times even unattainable, in southern Africa
This is an AIIA ACT Branch event.
To register, please do so through the following link: