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Afro-Latino Program – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM THE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS   will be shown with  INVISIBLE ROOTS: AFRO-MEXICANS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Q&A with Lizz Mullis Friday, June 9, 2017 @ 6:30PM —  Buy tickets! THE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS (EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS) Chicago Premiere! In the Azapa Valley (Chile), an oasis in the […]

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Nasser’s Republic, The Making of Modern Egypt – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 Wednesday, June 14 @6:30PM Nasser’s Republic, The Making of Modern Egypt Chicago Premiere Buy tickets! NASSER’S REPUBLIC: THE MAKING OF MODERN EGYPT is the first film for an American audience about Gamal Abdel Nasser, one of the Arab world’s most transformative leaders. In 1952, as a unknown […]

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Adopted ID – Reception & Q&A – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 Saturday, June 10 @ 8pm Screening sponsored by the Dusable Association!     RECEPTION @ 7PM SCREENING @ 8PM ADOPTED ID Chicago Premiere! Buy tickets! This gripping observational documentary uncovers the extraordinary journey of 27 year old Judith Craig. Abandoned at birth, she bravely returns to where […]

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ADIFF Chicago – 9 to 15 June, 2017

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To celebrate its 15th Anniversary in Chicago, the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) – hosted by Facets Cinematheque and presented by ArtMattan Productionsts from June 9 to 15 – will present its most ambitious program to date in the Windy City. With 16 documentaries and fiction films set in The United States, Chile, Canada, […]

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MAMA AFRICA – Miriam Makeba – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 Mama Africa – Miriam Makeba – Q&A Thursday, June 15 @ 6:30PM   The screening and reception that will follow are sponsored by the Chicago South African Consulate in commemoration of Youth Day – the annual South African celebration of the June 16 Soweto Youth Uprising […]

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Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 Saturday, June 10 @ 4pm Buy tickets! Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band   Chicago Premiere! From child prodigy to “Boogie-Woogie Queen” to groundbreaking composer to mentoring some of the greatest musicians of all time, Mary Lou Williams never ceased to astound those who […]

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BLACK PARIS – screening and Q&A – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 Paris Noir – African Americans in the City of Light – Q&A WHEN AFRICAN AMERICANS CAME TO PARIS Chicago Premiere! Saturday, June 10  @ 6PM Buy tickets! Paris Noir – African Americans in the City of Light is an exciting, enlightening documentary on the presence of African […]

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Gurumbé: Afro-Andalusian Memories – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 GURUMBÉ. AFRO-ANDALUSIAN MEMORIES Saturday, June 10 @ 2pm Tuesday, June 13 @ 8:30pm Chicago Premiere! Buy tickets! 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 Africans to Spain to […]

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The Black Mozart in Cuba & Torments of Love – ADIFF Chicago

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 Sunday, June 11 @ 2pm Stories from Guadeloupe: Torments of Love & Black Mozart in Cuba TORMENTS OF LOVE Chicago Premiere! Buy tickets! Two sisters go to their deceased grandmother’s house to sort her belongings. When Vanessa learns that Myriam has also invited their father for lunch, […]

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The Naked Poet – ADIFF Chicago Centerpiece

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Facets Cinémathèque 1517 W. Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 Sunday, June 11, 2017 CENTERPIECE RECEPTION @ 5:30PM SCREENING @ 6:45PM THE NAKED POET – Q&A with director after the screening Chicago Premiere! Second screening on Monday, June 12 @ 8:30pm – Q&A Buy tickets!   The NAKED POET (A Heart Divided) is the Story of a Poet called Lazarus. […]

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