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ADIFF DC: TIMELESS – OPENING NIGHT FILM!

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Directed by Ed LaBorde | Narrative Feature | 114 mins| US Virgin Islands | 2016 OPENING NIGHT TIMELESS, A Virgin Islands Love Story – Q&A after the screening! Washington DC Premiere! Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 9pm Catered VIP Reception @8:00PM  TICKETS HERE Timeless  is a love story that travels time from 19th Century Ghana to […]

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ADIFF DC: STAMBALI

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STAMBALI Washington DC Premiere! Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 5:00pm TICKETS HERE In Tunisia,the history of Stambali goes back to the arrival of the first Africans taken as slaves from Mali, Timbuktu specifically. Practicing their music and worship in the house of their masters, their musical traditions survived to this day. Stambali is a religious […]

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ADIFF DC: AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN EUROPE

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AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN EUROPE: JOSEPHINE BAKER: BLACK DIVE IN A WHITE MAN’S WORLD &  PARIS NOIR: AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN THE CITY OF LIGHT     Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 6:30pm  Tickets here JOSEPHINE BAKER: BLACK DIVA IN A WHITE MAN’S WORLD Washington DC Premiere! Directed by Annette von Wangenheim, Germany, 2006, Documentary, 45 minutes, English/French/German with English subtitles […]

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ADIFF DC: LIFE IS FARE

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Directed by Sephora Woldu | Narrative Feature | 61 mins| USA, Eritrea | 2018 LIFE IS FARE + Q&A Saturday, August 18 @ 8:30pm TICKETS HERE Life is Fare is a Tigrinya/ English feature film exploring three wildly different perspectives on the East African nation of Eritrea. The film’s premise follows Sephora, an idealistic young Eritrean […]

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ADIFF DC: BOMA TERVUREN, THE JOURNEY

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Directed by Francis Dujardin, Belgium, 1999, documentary, 54 mins, French with English subtitles Boma Tervuren: The Journey Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 10am Washington DC Premiere! TICKETS HERE The extraordinary and tragic saga of 267 Congolese men and women, brought to Brussels for the 1897 World’s Fair. After some four months of travel towards Belgium, they […]

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ADIFF DC: FOREIGN BODY

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Directed by Raja Amari | France, Tunisia | 2016 | 92 minutes | Arabic and French with English subtitles |   FOREIGN BODY Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 11:30am TICKETS HERE After a dangerous passage from Tunisia, Samia (Sarra Hannachi) finds refuge at her old friend Imed’s (Salim Kechiouche, Blue is the Warmest Color) apartment in Lyon. Hungry for independence, she finds work with […]

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ADIFF DC: AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM

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AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM:  REVOLUTIONARY MEDICINE & THE INVISIBLE COLOR: BLACK IS MORE THAN A COLOR Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 1:30pm Tickets Here Directed by Jesse Freeston & Beth Geglia |2013 | 41 min | Honduras|Canada | United States | Documentary | Spanish with English subt. REVOLUTIONARY MEDICINE Washington DC Premiere! The inspiring documentary tells the story […]

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ADIFF DC: BLACK MEXICANS / LA NEGRADA

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Directed by Jorge Pérez Solano, Mexico, 2017, Drama, 100 min, Spanish with English subtitles THE BLACK MEXICANS / LA NEGRADA Washington DC Premiere! Saturday, August 18 @ 3:40pm TICKETS HERE “La Negrada” is the first mexican feature film about the Afro-Mexican community, filmed entirely with people from different towns around the Costa Chica in Oaxaca. In Mexico, […]

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ADIFF DC: THE CITIZEN

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Directed by Rolad Vranik, Hungary, 2016, Drama, 109 min, Hungarian  THE CITIZEN Washington DC Premiere! Saturday, August 18 @ 6pm  TICKETS HERE In his late fifties Wilson, whose family was killed during an outbreak of civil war in Guinea-Bissau, enters Europe as a political refugee and settles for a sedate life as a security guard in […]

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ADIFF DC: C.L.R. JAMES Documentary

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Directed by Ceri Dingle and Rob Harris, UK, 2016, Documentary, 121 min, English EVERY COOK CAN GOVERN: DOCUMENTING THE LIFE, IMPACT & WORKS OF C.L.R. JAMES Sunday, August 19 @ 10:30am TICKETS HERE This historical tour-de-force interweaves never-before-seen footage of C.L.R. James with personal contributions from those who knew him. This documentary also presents an astute historical […]

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