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ADIFF CHICAGO 2018

Facets Cinémathèque

June 8–14, 2018

The 16th Annual
African Diaspora International Film Festival—Chicago

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“As diverse and porous as the diaspora itself”
  —TimeOut Chicago
“Its most ambitious program to date”
  —Chicago Tribune
ArtMattan Productions and The Facets Cinematheque are presenting The 16th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival—Chicago with a selection of thought provoking foreign and independent films that will have their premiere screening in the Windy City.Created in 1993 by ArtMattan Productions, a company that produces a collection of programs and events promoting Afrocentric theme cultures, ADFF has long been delighting audiences with U.S. and world premieres of independent films, including features, documentaries, animation, and shorts. 
Ticket Info
General admission $10
Students with id and seniors (65 and up): $8
Facets Cinémathèque Members: $5
For Opening Night: $15
For Special Presentation: When the Drum is Beating: $12
For the Centerpiece: $12
For Closing Night: $10

Weekend Pass: $60
Sat, June 9 Day Pass: $30
Sun, June 10 Day Pass: $25
Festival Pass: $80
TICKETS HERE

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Friday, June 8

6:30pm  Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba
OPENING NIGHT
7:30pm to 8:30pm reception

8:30pm Bigger Than Africa – Q&A 

 

Saturday, June 9

2 pm  Kirikou and the Sorceress – 20 Year Anniversary Screening

3:30 pm  The Road to Sunshine 

CENTERPIECE
6 pm  Multicultural Shorts
The Exception and the Rule , Jimmy Jean-Louis Visits Tijuana  & Scattered Africa  + Q&A followed by reception

8:30pm  Sweet Bottom 

 

Sunday, June 10

2 pm  Afro-Latino Shorts
Revolutionary Medicine: A Story of the First Garifuna Hospital  & The Invisible Color: Black Is More Than A Color

4 pm  Dusable Heritage Association Screening- When the Drum is Beating  – Q&A & RECEPTION

6:30 pm  Bigger Than Africa 

 

Monday, June 11

6:30pm  C.L.R. James documentary
Every Cook Can Govern: Documenting The Life, Impact & Works Of C.L.R. James 

9:00pm  Rosa Chumbe 

 

Tuesday, June 12

6:30pm Foreign Body 

8:30pm The Citizen

 

Wednesday, June 13

6:30pm Street Light Harmonies 

8:30pm Never Came Back 

 

Thursday, June 14

6:30pm   Timeless – Q&A 

CLOSING NIGHT
8:00pm to 9:00pm Reception
9:00pm   70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green  – Q&A

 

Thanks to our sponsors!

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