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MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

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South Africa  | 2011 | 90 minutes | English | Mika Kaurismäki SCHEDULE SUN, Feb 4th @ 6:40pm – 263 Macy (Teachers College, Columbia University) 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 […]

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CHILDREN OF DRUM – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by  Larry Tung., USA/ South Africa , 2017, Documentary, 60 min, English, WORLD PREMIERE SCHEDULE WED Nov. 29th  @ 7pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE   CENTERPIECE 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 since […]

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I KNOW A MAN…ASHLEY BRYAN – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Richard Kane, USA/ Kenya/ South Africa, 2016, Documentary, 57 min, English SCHEDULE  SUN, Nov. 26 @ 5pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE Loving portrait of 92-year-old Ashley Bryan who lives on the remote Little Cranberry Island, Maine and has been using art his entire life to celebrate joy, mediate the darkness of war and […]

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GOODBYE MOMO – NYADIFF 2017

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Leonardo Ricagni, 2005, 100 min, Uruguay, drama in Spanish with English subtitles SCHEDULE Fri, Dec. 1st @ 11:00am – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Obdulio, an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy who lives in Montevideo, sells newspapers in the streets to help out with the household expenses and has no interest in attending school. One night he meets […]

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THE GOLDEN CHILD / BILATENA – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Knife Banbu, 2014, Ethiopia, Drama, 105 min, Amharic w/ English subtitles SCHEDULE THU, Nov. 30th @ 11AM – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE Abi, a dynamic and resourceful twelve year old boy, lives with his mother Degua and his 26 years old university graduate unemployed brother Zelalem (Zele).  Abi, who is a hard working […]

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FEVERS – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Hicham Ayouch, 2014, 90 min, France/Morocco/UAE/Qatar, French, drama, English subt French SCHEDULE SAT, Nov. 25 @ 1pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  A disturbed young man raised on foster care enters his father’s Muslim household in the suburbs of Paris and becomes a major source of disruption in the family. Directed by Hicham […]

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A WARM DECEMBER- NYADIFF 2017

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Dir. Sidney Poitier, 1973, USA, 99 min, English SCHEDULE SUN, Nov. 26 @ 2pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE   On a trip to London with his daughter, Dr. Matt Younger (Sidney Poitier) meets beautiful dignitary Catherine Oswandu and quickly falls for her. But something is amiss—strange men seem to be following her wherever she goes, and […]

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Proclamation Punctuation – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Sewra  Kidane, USA, 2017, Short, 5 min, EnglishSCHEDULE SUN, Nov 26 @ 6:30pm – Chapel  TICKETS HERE MON, Nov 27 @ 6 pm – Chapel   TICKETS HERE                              Proclamation Punctuation is an enthralling fashion film centered on a fabulously fascinating woman reciting a short soliloquy […]

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BOSTON 2 PHILLY – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Ralph Celestin, USA, 2017, Coming of Age/ Drama/ RomanceTragedy, 100 min, English NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE SAT, Nov 25 @ 6pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE MON, Nov 27 @ 8:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Williams (Ralph A.), a young Black man from Boston, is struggling with his identity and his ability to form […]

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BLACK DJU – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Pol Cruchten, Portugal-Belgium-Lexumbourg, 1996, 76 min., color, drama SCHEDULE  SAT, Dec. 2 @ 1:00pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  A young man named Dju, from Cape Verde – a former Portuguese colony in Africa – goes to Luxembourg to seek his father and winds up striking an unlikely friendship with an alcoholic policeman […]

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