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MAMA AFRICA – Miriam Makeba

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 Mama Africa – Miriam Makeba Sunday, April 2 @ 6:30PM   Buy tickets Miriam Makeba was the first black African musician who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. Miriam Makeba was forced into exile in […]

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REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: Black Women in Civil Rights

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights Friday, March 31 @ 8:30PM  Buy tickets Where do black women activists fit into the epochal struggles for equality and liberation during the 1960s and 70s? This feature-length documentary unearths the story of black women’s political […]

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THE GLASS CEILING – Free Screening!

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 THE GLASS CEILING / LE PLAFOND DE VERRE Friday, March 31 @ 6:30PM  FREE SCREENING – Tickets Europe’s racial make-up is quickly changing. French-Algerian filmmaker Yamina Benguigui is hoping to start a conversation about affirmative action – a policy that does not exist […]

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BLACK PARIS – screening and Q&A – NY Premiere!

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 Paris Noir – African Americans in the City of Light – Q&A WHEN AFRICAN AMERICANS CAME TO PARIS NY PREMIERE! Saturday, April 1  @ 7PM Buy tickets Paris Noir – African Americans in the City of Light is an exciting, enlightening documentary on the […]

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WHITE LIES – screening & DVD release!

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 Sunday, April 2 @ 2:30PM WHITE LIES Buy tickets Paraiti is the healer and midwife of her rural, Maori people – she believes in life. But new laws are in force prohibiting unlicensed healers. She gets approached by Maraea, the servant of a wealthy […]

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STAND DOWN SOLDIER

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027   Sat, April 1 @ 5PM STAND DOWN SOLDIER  Buy tickets Stand Down Soldier portrays the return from combat tours in the Mid-East of a female, African-American Sgt. Written, directed and starring Jeryl Prescott-Sales of the “Walking Dead,” it is a penetrating look at the […]

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FAMILY MOTEL – screening & DVD release!

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 SAT, April 1 @ 3:10PM FAMILY MOTEL Buy tickets Raising teenaged daughters is not easy, especially for Ayan, a Somalian refugee living in Canada who also supports a husband and two sons left behind in Somalia. Living in her small Vancouver apartment with her […]

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NANA

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 Sunday, April 2 @ 4:30PM NANA Buy tickets An intimate look at three nannies who, away from their own children, are caring for somebody else’s child. Directed by Tatiana Fernandez Geara, Dominican Republic, 2015, Documentary, 71 min, Spanish with English subtitles.

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LOOKING FOR LIFE

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10025 Sunday, April 2 @ 1PM LOOKING FOR LIFE Buy tickets Set in 1999, Looking for Life is a subtle and pointed documentary that follows two Haitian women, Anne-Rose and Rosemene, who each have their own way of battling through their everyday life. The former makes lunches […]

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