Afro-Latino Program D.C. : NYADIFF

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Afro-Latino Program D.C.

GWU Marvin Center
800 21st Street NW
Washington DC, 20052


Saturday, August 19, 2017 @10am

Afro–Latino Program

TICKETS

THE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS (EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS)
Washington, D.C. Premiere

ValleyBlackDescendantsIn 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 are 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, 52 min, Short Documentary, Spanish with English subtitles 

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INVISIBLE ROOTS: AFRO-MEXICANS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Washington, D.C. Premiere

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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.    Directed by Tiffany Walton and Lizz Mullis, USA, 2015, 21 min, Short Documentary, English.

 

 

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