On the front line of China's foray into Africa, the lives of a farmer, a road builder, and a trade minister reveal the expanding footprint of a rising global power.
Please join us on 28 November for the screening of critically-acclaimed documentary When China Met Africa.
A historic gathering of over 50 African heads of state in Beijing reverberates in Zambia where the lives of three characters unfold. Mr Liu is one of thousands of Chinese entrepreneurs who have settled across the continent in search of new opportunities. He has just bought his fourth farm and business is booming.
In northern Zambia, Mr Li, a project manager for a multinational Chinese company is upgrading Zambia's longest road. Pressure to complete the road on time intensifies when funds from the Zambian government start running out.
Meanwhile Zambia's Trade Minister is on route to China to secure millions of dollars of investment.
Through the intimate portrayal of these characters, the expanding footprint of a rising global power is laid bare - pointing to a radically different future, not just for Africa, but also for the world.
When China Met Africa is a film by Marc Francis and Nick Francis.
Runtime: 75 minsThe screening will be followed by a Q&A with Nick Francis.www.whenchinametafrica.com