NYADIFF

NY ADIFF 2012

New York African Diaspora International Film Festival 2012 November 23 to December 11   Opening Night Film: Doctor Bello Special Screening: La Playa D.C. Special Presentation: Tango MacBeth Gala Screening: The Pirogue Turning Point Fundraiser: Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story Centerpiece: Toussaint Louverture Garifuna Heritage Celebration: Garifuna in Peril Spotlight on Namibia: All She Ever [...]

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CLOSING CEREMONY

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Sunday, Dec. 9 @ 2PM Teachers College, The Chapel Screening of winner of Public Award for the BEST FILM DIRECTED BY A WOMAN OF COLOR HERE WE DROWN ALGERIANS – ICI ON NOIE LES ALGERIENS In response to the call of the National Liberation Front, thousands of Algerians marched on October 17, 1961 to protest [...]

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DOCTOR BELLO – OPENING NIGHT

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Everyone is talking about the revolutionary collaboration between Hollywood and Nollywood with Doctor Bello, starring A-list Nollywood stars, including Genevieve Nnaji and Stephanie Okereke and several Hollywood stars, including Isaiah Washington, best known for Grey’s Anatomy; Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill and Independence Day, among many others); and Jimmy Jean-Louis (the NBC series Heroes). Celebrate [...]

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LA PLAYA D.C. – SPECIAL SCREENING

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NY Premiere SPECIAL SCREENING – Sat, Nov. 24 @ 6PM – Thalia Mon, Dec. 3 @ 8PM – Chapel – Teachers College Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country’s Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces difficulties of growing up in a city of exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and [...]

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ALL SHE EVER WANTED, TRY, 100 BUCKS & DEAD RIVER – SPOTLIGHT ON NAMIBIA

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The Namibian Film Commission and the African Diaspora International Film Festival invite you to discover four short films by Namibia’s up and coming filmmakers during the SPOTLIGHT ON NAMIBIA Tuesday, December 4 @ 7PM –  Cowin Center, Teachers College   ALL SHE EVER WANTED Directed by Errol Geingob, 2012, 15mins Namibia A woman yearns for [...]

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TANGO MACBETH – SPECIAL PRESENTATION

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SPECIAL PRESENTATION Sat, Nov. 24 @ 8:30PM – Chapel, Teachers College   TANGO MACBETH NY Premiere Directed by Nadine M. Patterson, 2012, 73 min, USA Tango MacBeth offers a multicultural, multigenerational vision and presentation of the Shakespeare play. This provocative version of Macbeth unfolds like a Möbius strip. Moving back and forth between fiction and [...]

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LA PIROGUE – GALA SCREENING

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The International Organization of La Francophonie And The African Diaspora International Film Festival Invite you to attend the Gala Screening of Cannes 2012 Official Selection   LA PIROGUE Tuesday, November 27 @ 7PM – Teachers College, Cowin Center Directed by Moussa Touré, 2012, 87mins Senegal In Moussa Touré powerful epic fiction film La Pirogue, a [...]

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SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY – FUNDRAISER

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The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF), Turning Point for Women and Families (www.tpny.org), and the Progressive Muslim Meetup cordially invite you to the film screening of SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY The film screening is a fundraising event to support community services provided by Turning Point, a non-profit organization, to Muslim women and children [...]

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TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE – ADIFF CENTERPIECE

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The International Organization of La Francophonie The Permanent Mission of Haiti to the United Nations The Martinique Bureau And The African Diaspora International Film Festival Present the Centerpiece screening of long awaited two-part  epic film   TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE Saturday, December 1 @ 5PM – Teachers College, Cowin Center Directed by Philippe Niang, 2012, two 90mins [...]

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GARIFUNA IN PERIL – GARIFUNA HERITAGE CELEBRATION

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The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc  are proud to invite you to the New York Premier screening of   GARIFUNA IN PERIL Sunday, December 2 @ 5PM – Teachers College, Cowin Center Directed by Ali Allie & Ruben Reyes, 2012, 100mins USA/Hondura The film is based on a Garifuna [...]

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