Afro-Latino Program – ADIFF Chicago : NYADIFF

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Afro-Latino Program – ADIFF Chicago

Facets Cinémathèque
1517 W. Fullerton Ave,
Chicago, IL 60614


AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM

THE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS   will be shown with  INVISIBLE ROOTS: AFRO-MEXICANS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Q&A with Lizz Mullis

Friday, June 9, 2017 @ 6:30PM — 

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ValleyBlackDescendantsTHE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS (EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS)
Chicago Premiere!

In the Azapa Valley (Chile), an oasis in the driest desert in the world, a group of descendants of enslaved men and women brought from Africa is organizing the first African census in the history of Chile. Their aim is to get official recognition from the State that has concealed their culture and African identity for more than 200 years. Directed by Richard Salgado, Chile, 2017, Short Documentary, 52 min, Spanish with English subtitles.

COMUNIDADES NEGRASINVISIBLE ROOTS: AFRO-MEXICANS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Chicago Premiere!

Mexico is home to many African-descended peoples who have now immigrated to Southern California. Through intimate portraits, members of three Afro-Mexican families discuss what it means to be Mexican with African roots, roots that are often forgotten, denied and frequently despised. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with co-director Lizz Mullis.   Directed by Tiffany Walton and Lizz Mullis, USA, 2015, Short Documentary, 21 min, English.

Q&A After the screening!

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