International Women’s Day 2013: join the debate with The Africa Channel

Regulation & Policy

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2013, The Africa Channel UK (Sky 209, Virgin 828) is launching a season of programmes showcasing inspirational African women, including gripping documentaries such as Sisters in Law by director Kim Longinotto, uplifting music and a double bill of award-winning films, all from Thursday 7th March to Saturday 9th March. Featuring famous faces from the international stage and women making a difference in small communities, The Africa Channel gives voice to an incredibly diverse range of influential women.

Thursday 7th March: Sisters in Law introduced by director Kim Longinotto at 9pm
Friday 8th March: Music Day: with Natacha Atlas, Mayra Andrade, Souad Massi, Dee Dee Bridgewater (check our website for time details)
Saturday 9th March: Film Double-Bill: Imani introduced by director Caroline Kamya at 9pm, followed by Rachida, directed by Yamina Bachir at 11pm.

The Africa Channel (Sky 209, Virgin 828) is a general entertainment TV channel, delivering a wide range of programming inspired by Africa including documentaries, dramas and movies, news and more.