NYADIFF

DOCTOR BELLO

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NY Premiere OPENING NIGHT FILM – Fri, Nov. 23 @ 7:30PM – Symphony Space Fri, Nov. 30 @ 8:30PM – NYIT Auditorium on Broadway A revolutionary collaboration between Hollywood and Nollywood, Dr. Bello follows the life of brilliant cancer specialist Dr. Michael Durant (Isaiah Washington). Emotionally troubled and on bad terms with his wife (Vivica […]

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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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ANCESTRAL VOICES: ESOTERIC AFRICAN KNOWLEDGE

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NY Premiere Sat, Nov. 24 @ 4PM – Chapel – Teachers College Thu, Dec. 6 @ 3:30PM  – Schomburg Center A journey into the spirituality of Africans and people of African descent. “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey. Directed by Dalian […]

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NAMIBIAN SHORTS: Tjiraa, Place of Peace, Once We Were Warriors

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TJIRAA US Premiere Wed, Dec. 5 @ 6PM – Chapel – Teachers College Much has been said about arranged marriages in many cultures and how modern values are seriously confronting this tradition. Tjiraa opens a window on a slice of Namibian culture and how abuse in the name of tradition can be questioned. Directed by […]

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THE PIROGUE / LA PIROGUE

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US Premiere GALA SCREENING – Tue, Nov. 27 @ 7:00PM – Cowin – Teachers College Also on Fri, Nov. 30 @ 6PM – NYIT Auditorium on Broadway In Moussa Touré’s powerful epic fiction film, a group of 30 men and a woman sail to Europe in a pirogue, facing the sea – and the possibility […]

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NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH

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Sun, Nov. 25 @ 3PM – The Chapel, Teachers College The directorial debut of famous South African actor, activist and playwright John Kani, Nothing But the Truth is based on the play by the same name about a man who at the last stretch of his professional career wants to have a promotion. A revealing […]

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HOPEVILLE

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NY Premiere Sat, Nov. 24 @ 2PM – Chapel – Teachers College Thu, Dec. 6 @ 1:30PM – Schomburg  Hopeville tells the story of Amos, a reformed alcoholic on a mission to forge a relationship with his son Themba. When both arrive in the dusty town of Hopeville, they discover a community with a long […]

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BEZNESS

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Fri, Nov. 23 @ 5PM – Thalia Bezness takes place in one of Tunisia’s beautiful coastline tourist cities. It tells the contemporary story of a young man trapped between Arab tradition and prostitution. Through this young man who dreams of escape, the Director, Nouri Bouzid, criticizes both the restrictions associated with what he calls “the […]

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INSIDE STORY

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NY Premiere Sat, Dec. 1 @ 2PM – Chapel – Teachers College Tue, Dec. 4 @ 6PM – Thalia Kalu, a promising soccer player, leaves town in Kenya for the bright lights of Johannesburg to pursue his dream of becoming a professional player and supporting his family. His new life is full of all kinds […]

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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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