Namibia B-Day: AFTV (VoD) offers 13 beautiful films at only US$1 for 48h


To celebrate Namibia B-Day and 24 years of freedom, AFTV offers 13 beautiful films in partnership with AfricAvenir Windhoek. The selection of the Namibian Film Collection is available at only US$1 or 1€ for a 48hour-rental - only until March 31 2014!

Formerly called South West Africa, German colony from 1884 to 1915 and a protectorate of South Africa, Namibia became an independent state in 1990. Since then the national day is held on March 21 each year and is celebrated with great pomp with parade, sports and cultural events.

We invite you to view our selection of Namibian movies HERE to better immerse yourself to the Namibian culture and celebrate this happy event.



Born in Etosha Part 1 and Part 2
(Andrew BOTELLE and Robert SCOTT, 2011)
Etosha National Park (Namibia) is world-famous for its huge herds of wildlife and stunning desert landscapes.

Eembwiti (Perivi John KATJAVIVI, 2008)
Tech-wit and pop cultured children, who are used to the hustle and bustle of the city go visit their Grandma in the village. Selected in Cannes in 2011, a great premiere for Nam cinema!!!!

Flight to heaven (Virginia WITTS, 2008)
Vulture, the most hatred bird in nature, is also a symbol of purity and serenity. Discover the philosophy of sky burials…

Looking for Ilonga (Tim HUEBSCHLE, 2011)
 When Simon tries to clear his wife’s debts, it sets off a nightmare-like sequence of events in this award-winning South Africa short.
Love Is (Perivi John KATJAVIVI 2009)
Two young lovers, who are forced to confront and decide what their dreams and wants really are. Their relationship is rocked when the woman decides she wants to leave town.
The Power Stone (Kelly KOWALSKI, Andrew BOTELLE,1999)
This true story follows the journey of a sacred stone belonging to the Kwanyama people of Northern Namibia and Southern Angola.
Best Short Films  (Tim Huebschle, 2007) 
A selection of  best  shorts by Tim Huebschle. Includeing : Horse without rider, Beef and Orange Juice (photo). A savoury bunch of Festival Hits !
Skymaster (Nghidipo Nangolo, 2008)
The glorious days of Township Jazz in Namibia’s shanty town. A flashback on J. A. Mureko, a musical hero in the days of apartheid.

Testimony, breaking the wall of silence
(Simon WILKIE 2003)
Testimony traces the story of four people who were detained, tortured and imprisoned for years in underground dungeons.

Wanahepo (Per Sanden 2006)
Feature-length documentary on a great Namibian Hero. He was a founder of the SWAPO, a leader, commander... husband, and father.

AfricAvenir is a NGO engaging in political education and information dissemination both in Africa and in Europe. Founded in Cameroon & Germany by Prince Kum' a Ndumbe III, AfricAvenir is also active in Namibia and Benin.

Source:, 20 March 2014.