Being in the World

UK Film Screening Tour

Delve into the resonant universe of Montréal-based choreographer and philosopher, Zab Maboungou, of Franco-Congolese origin. Her political history, artistry, and pioneering research of rhythm-cultures are acts of empowerment that created belonging for other African artists in Canada and abroad.

Film Screening Tour 2023

29 September

Picturehouse Central – London, UK
Screening • Drum & Dance Session • Q & A
Doors open at 18.00

30 September

IRIE! dance theatre – London, UK
Screening • Drum & Dance Masterclass • Q & A
Doors open at 10.00

1 October

Ritzy Cinema Brixton – London, UK
Screening • Drum & Dance Session • Q & A
Event starts at 14.00

5 October

DAK Picturehouse – Brighton, UK
Screening • Q & A
Event starts at 18.00

10 October

CUBE Microplex Cinema – Bristol, UK
Screening • Q&A
Event starts at 19:30

11 November

Afro Dance Xplosion at The Place – London, UK
Screening • Q&A • Closing Reception
Doors open at 18.00

Directors: Marlene Millar and Philip Szporer
Choreographer, Dancer, Composer: Zab Maboungou
Cinematographers: Michael Wees, Peter Krieger
Writers: Marlene Millar, Philip Szporer, Dr. ‘Funmi Adewole Elliott
Editor: Mark Durand
Animator: Kara Blake
Original Music Composition & Sound Designer: Judith Gruber-Stitzer
Music and Recording Mixer: François Arbour
Dialogue Editor: Daniel Toussaint
Researcher: Lucy Fandel
Visual Researcher: Siam Obregón
Online Editor: Tony Manolikakis (Rev13 Films)
Narration: Dr. ‘Funmi Adewole Elliott, Philip Szporer
Producers: Marlene Millar and Philip Szporer (Mouvement Perpétuel)
Dancers: Sale-Alberto Almirante, Marie-Denis Bettez, Karla Etienne, Aly Keita, Mariya Moneva, Mithra Rabel
Musicians: Adama Daou, Bruno Martinez, Elli Miller-Maboungou, Lionel Kizaba

The UK Film Screening Tour of Maboungou: Being in the World is presented by Kauma Arts and Dark Matter in association with Mouvement Perpétuel.