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ADIFF CHICAGO: Bigger Than Africa

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  Historical/Epic Documentary| Premiere: Chicago | Runtime: 90 | Country: US  | Directed by: Toyin Ibrahim Adekeye SCHEDULE OPENING NIGHT Friday, June 8,  8:30pm – Q&A with director Oluwatoyin Ibrahim Adekeye Opening Reception at 7:30pm Also, Sunday, June 10, 6:30 pm  –  Facets Cinémathèque TICKETS HERE The most pronounced African Culture of the Diasporas remains the culture of the Yoruba. […]

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ADIFF CHICAGO: MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

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South Africa  | 2011 | 90 minutes | English | Mika Kaurismäki SCHEDULE Friday, June 8 @ 6:30pm  – Facets Cinémathèque TICKETS HERE Miriam Makeba was one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. Miriam Makeba was forced into exile in 1959. She sang for John F. Kennedy, performed […]

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ADIFF CHICAGO: Kirikou and the Sorceress

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 Michel Ocelot | 1998 | 74 min | animated feature in English |  20 year Anniversary! SCHEDULE Saturday, June 9 @ 2 pm – Facets Cinémathèque TICKETS HERE This animated film exquisitely recounts the tale of tiny Kirikou, born in an African village in which Karaba the Sorceress has placed a terrible curse. Kirikou sets out on […]

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