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ADIFF D.C. 2017

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 ADIFF D.C. 2017 The DC African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) – DC  will hold its 11th Anniversary from August 18 to 20, 2017 at the George Washington University (GWU) Marvin Center (800 21st Street NW). The weekend will feature fourteen films ‐including 11 DC […]

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ROSA CHUMBE D.C.

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 4pm ROSA CHUMBE Washington, D.C. Premiere TICKETS Critically acclaimed Rosa Chumbe is a rare film from Peru where the multiculturalism and multiracialism of Peruvien society is present everywhere. Rosa is a mature police officer with both a gambling and a drinking problem. […]

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MAMA AFRICA – MIRIAM MAKEBA D.C.

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Friday, August 18, 2017 @6:30pm MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA TICKETS 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 […]

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NOT BLACK ENOUGH D.C. Q&A

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Friday, August 18, 2017 ADIFF 2017 OPENING NIGHT! – TICKETS 7:30PM – 9PM  VIP Reception 9PM  Film Screening NOT BLACK ENOUGH Washington, D.C. Premiere Not Black Enough is a film about class warfare and the cross-tides that African-Americans are dealing with within the black community. The film takes a […]

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Afro-Latino Program D.C.

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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 In the Azapa Valley (Chile), an oasis in the driest desert in the world, a group of descendants of enslaved men and women brought […]

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GURUMBE: AFRO-ANDALOUSIENNE MEMORIES – D.C.

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 12pm GURUMBE: AFRO-ANDALOUSIENNE MEMORIES Washington, D.C. Premiere TICKETS 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 […]

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SINS OF THE FLESH D.C.

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 2pm SINS OF THE FLESH Part of EGYPT PAST AND PRESENT PROGRAM Washington, D.C. Premiere TICKETS From one of Egypt’s most controversial and taboo-breaking filmmakers comes a drama of betrayal, passion and political upheaval.  Set against the Egyptian revolution as […]

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NASSER’S REPUBLIC: THE MAKING OF MODERN EGYPT D.C.

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 4:30pm TICKETS NASSER’S REPUBLIC: THE MAKING OF MODERN EGYPT Part of Egypt Past and Present program NASSER’S REPUBLIC: THE MAKING OF MODERN EGYPT is the first film for an American audience about Gamal Abdel Nasser, one of the Arab world’s […]

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SWEET BOTTOM – D.C.

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 7pm SWEET BOTTOM Washington, D.C. Premiere TICKETS Roy Ashby, who immigrated to Brooklyn as a child returns to Barbados as a deportee. A chef by trade, Roy cannot get a job without a Police Certificate of Character. In Brooklyn, Roy’s […]

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NAKED POET D.C.

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GWU Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington DC, 20052 Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 9pm THE NAKED POET Washington, D.C. Premiere TICKETS The Naked Poet is Think Like a Man in reverse. While in Think Like a Man four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have […]

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