Best of ADIFF A – Z : NYADIFF

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Best of ADIFF A – Z

AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM

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THE INVISIBLE COLOR and THE VALLEY OF THE BLACK DESCENDANTS SUN, Jan. 14 @ 5PM  Sergio Giral |US | 2017 | 60 min | Documentary |English and Spanish with English subtitle This latest documentary by the Dean of Afro-Cuban Cinema Sergio Giral investigates the black Cuban exile in South Florida, since the first wave of political refugees in the 1959 revolutionary aftermath, to today. […] Read More

Barrow: Freedom Fighter

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Barbados | 2016 | 74 minutes | English | Marcia Weekes BARROW: FREEDOM FIGHTER WINNER, AUDIENCE AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM DIRECTED BY A WOMAN OF COLOR! SCHEDULE SAT, Jan. 13 @ 8pm – The Chapel TICKETS HERE Award Ceremony, Film Screening and Reception! Narrated by former United States Attorney General Eric Holder whose father is from Barbados, the Errol Barrow docudrama, BARROW: FREEDOM FIGHTER tells […] Read More

 

BLACK COP

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Directed by Cory Bowles, Canada, 2017, Drama, 91 min, English  – Sat, Jan. 13 @ 4:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE A Black police officer (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) seeks revenge after being egregiously profiled and assaulted by his colleagues, in this searing political satire by actor-director Cory Bowles (Trailer Park Boys).  Chicago International Film Festival […] Read More

 

GURUMBE: AFRO-ANDALOUSIAN MEMORIES

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Directed by M. Angel Rosale, Spain/Mexico/Portugal/Senegal, 2016, Documentary/History, Music, 72 min, Spanish with English subtitles  SCHEDULE SUN, Jan 14 @ 7:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE Flamenco is synonymous with Spanish culture. Since its inception, theorists have sidelined the fundamental contribution of Afro-Andalusians. Commercial exploitation of the American colonies brought hundreds of Africans to Spain to be sold […] Read More

 

KAFOU

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Directed by Bruno Mourral, Haity, 2017, Dark Comedy, 50 min, Hatian Creole  SCHEDULE SAT, Jan 13 @ 6:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE Port-au-Prince by night. Doc and Zoe are hired to deliver an unknown package. Their job comes with three essential rules: Never stop the car. Never roll down the windows. Never open the trunk. Doc and […] Read More

The Last Revolutionary

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USA | 2017 | 75 minutes | English | Michael Brewer SCHEDULES FRI, Jan. 12 @ 7PM – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE Mac Perkins is in his Los Angeles throwback hideout, plotting to stop an attack from the far right and racist groups around the country. When his old ex-revolutionary buddy Jack Armstrong, whom he has not seen in several years, finds him, […] Read More

 

MALCOLM X : AN OVERWHELMING INFLUENCE ON THE BLACK POWER MOVEMENT!

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Directed by Thomas Muhammad, USA, 2017, Documentary, 92 min, English SCHEDULE  Sat, Jan 13 @ 2pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE This documentary looks at Brother Malcolm’s early life and at the legacy of his powerful work in the historic struggles of freedom, justice and equality for blacks in America through the eyes of family, comrades and […] Read More

 

MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

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South Africa  | 2011 | 90 minutes | English | Mika Kaurismäki SCHEDULE Sun, Jan. 29  @ 7pm – TC Chapel   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, […] Read More

 

WINNIE

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Directed by Pascale Lamche, France/Netherlands/South Africa, Documentary, 98 min, English SCHEDULE Sun, Jan. 14 @ 3PM – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE Supremely controversial, Winnie Mandela has been labeled a woman condemned for her radical role in the liberation of her South African people under apartheid. While her husband, Nelson Mandela, remained secretly jailed for 27 […] Read More