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'African Twilight' tours Germany, US

Artwork from the book was exhibited in Würzburg, while a movie based on it was screened in Los Angeles

In Summary

• Double-volume book by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher is on a world tour after premiering in Nairobi.  

African Twilight
African Twilight

The world tour of 'African Twilight' continues after the phenomenal Nairobi launch of the double-volume book by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher at African Heritage House on March 3, attended by 600.

It was exhibited from May 29 to June 1 at the African Festival in Würzburg, Germany, the site of the oldest festival for African music and culture in Europe for the last 31 years. Over 7,000 African musicians and artists from 76 African countries performed during the festival, where Bavarian traditions meet African culture. The exhibition included life-size and larger photographs from across the African continent.  

Meanwhile, 'African Twilight, The Movie' premiered in Los Angeles, where Alan Donovan showed the movie by Nairobi filmmaker Erique Manjai to a group of more than 100, sponsored by the Bead Society of Los Angeles.  This followed the London premiere of the movie at Tribal Gatherings Gallery on June 24.  The movie will move on to Brazil before showings in Florida, Washington DC and New York City.

The case the book comes in and a glimpse of the inside pages
The case the book comes in and a glimpse of the inside pages
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Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher in Wurzburg, Germany
Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher in Wurzburg, Germany
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Art lovers view exhibitions at the African Festival in Wurzburg
Art lovers view exhibitions at the African Festival in Wurzburg
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Angela and Carol display some of their photos
Angela and Carol display some of their photos
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'World on a String' author Diana Freidberg, member of California Bead Society, Wamuhu Waweru from Nairobi with a friend, and African Heritage cofounder Alan Donovan in Los Angeles.
'World on a String' author Diana Freidberg, member of California Bead Society, Wamuhu Waweru from Nairobi with a friend, and African Heritage cofounder Alan Donovan in Los Angeles.
Image: JOEL LIPTON