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NYADIFF

CLOSING NIGHT – NYADIFF 2017 – KEMTIYU-CHEIKH ANTA

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SUNDAY DECEMBER 10, 2017 Milbank Chapel, Teachers College KEMTIYU-CHEIKH ANTA – Q&A​ SUN, DEC, 10 @ 5:30PM RED CARPET @ 4:30PM TICKETS HERE William Mbay | Senegal | 2016 | Documentary | 94 min | Wolof  “The Universal Man,” “The Giant of Knowledge,” “The Last Pharaoh,”  these were the headlines, the day after his death on February 7, 1986. Thirty years […]

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Celebrating the Art of Ben Jones

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th , 2017  @ 6PM Milbank Chapel, Teachers College Discussion and refreshments after screening TICKETS HERE The Art of the Journey – The Ben Jones Story NY PREMIERE  Willliam M.Barbee | Cuba/ South africa  | USA 2016  | Documentary  | 32 min  | English New Jersey born Artist, Activist, Professor Ben Jones has used his art to bring awareness to the […]

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CONVERSATION WITH RAJA AMARI

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2017 Milbank Chapel, Teachers College TICKETS HERE   Raja Amari was born in Tunis, Tunisia. After gaining a Master’s in French Literature from the University of Tunis, she graduated from La FEMIS, the French school for cinematic studies. Her films include  Red Satin, Buried Secrets, Tunisian Spring and Foreign Body.     […]

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CARIBBEAN PROGRAM

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5 2017  COWIN CENTER, TEACHERS COLLEGE TICKETS HERE   PANOMUNDO PART 1: THE EVOLUTION OF THE STEEL PAN – Q&A  TUE, DEC. 5 @ 6:30 PM Panomundo is a feature-length documentary told in two parts about the history of the steelpan and its global influence. Panomundo Part 1 explores the history of the […]

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CELEBRATING THE AFRICAN ROOTS OF FLAMENCO

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER, 10TH 2017 @ 2PM Cowin Center, Teachers College TICKETS HERE GURUMBE: AFRO-ANDALOUSIAN MEMORIES  M. Angel Rosales, Spain/Mexico/Portugal/Senegal, 2016, Documentary/History, Music, 72 min, in Spanish with English subtitles. 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 […]

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