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OPENING NIGHT – THE LAST REVOLUTIONARY

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017  Milbank Chapel, Teachers College – Columbia University 525 West 120th Street – NY 10027 THE LAST REVOLUTIONARY  NY PREMIERE  –  Tickets HERE FRI, NOV 24 @ 7:00PM RED CARPET @ 6:00PM Discussion and VIP Reception after screening! with writer/lead actor Levy Lee Simon, Director Michael Brewer and other members of the cast and […]

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GALA SCREENING: WOVEN

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017 Cowin Center, Teachers College WOVEN – Q&A​ NY Premiere SAT, Nov. 25 @ 8pm Red carpet @ 7pm TICKETS HERE                                                               […]

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CENTERPIECE EVENT – CHILDREN OF DRUM & MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

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CENTERPIECE EVENT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Milbank Chapel, Teachers College TICKETS HERE WED, NOV 29 @ 7:00PM Red Carpet @ 6:00PM CHILDREN OF DRUM – Q&A WORLD PREMIERE  Children of Drum explores the developments in South African Journalism from 1950s when Drum magazine covered the struggle against the racist Apartheid regime, to the political changes […]

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GALA SCREENING: BARROW- FREEDOM FIGHTER

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017  COWIN CENTER,  TEACHERS COLLEGE – COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Entrance on Broadway between 120th and 121st streets. BARROW- FREEDOM FIGHTER  NY PREMIERE THU, NOV 30 @ 7:30PM RED CARPET @ 6:30PM Tickets HERE Barbados | 2016 | 74 minutes | English | Marcia Weekes Narrated by former United States Attorney General Eric Holder whose father is from Barbados, the Errol […]

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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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AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2017 – Q&A TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017 – Q&A and Refreshments 179 GRACE DODGE, TEACHERS COLLEGE THE INVISIBLE COLOR WORLD PREMIERE SUN, NOV. 26 @ 7PM TUE, NOV. 28 @ 7PM TICKETS HERE  Sergio Giral |US | 2017 | 60 min | Documentary |English and Spanish with English subtitle This latest documentary by the Dean of […]

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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   PANOMUNO PART 1: THE EVOLUTION OF THE STREETPAN – 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 steelpan […]

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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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