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ADIFF DC: PLAYING AWAY

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Directed by Horace Ove, Trinidad-Tobago/UK, 1986, 100mins, Comedy, English PLAYING AWAY Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 1pm Tickets here To mark the conclusion of their “Third World Week” celebration, a cricket team in a small English village invites a West Indian cricket team from South London to a charity game. “Not surprisingly, there’s wariness on both […]

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ADIFF DC: THE GOOD LIFE / LA BELLE VIE – Q&A

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Rachelle Salnave, Dir, USA/Haiti, 2015, 62min, documentary in English and Creole with English subtitles LA BELLE VIE / THE GOOD LIFE Washington DC Premiere! Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 3pm Screening + Q&A  Tickets here La  Belle  Vie (The  Good  Life)  is  a  story  of  self-discovery  as  Haitian-­‐American  filmmaker, Rachelle Salnave,  ventures  to  confront  the grace, […]

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ADIFF DC: STREETLIGHT HARMONIES

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Directed by Brent Wilson | 2017 | 84 min | Documentary |USA   STREET LIGHT HARMONY Washington DC Premiere! Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 5:10pm  TICKETS HERE Doo wop, featuring stellar vocal harmonies sung a cappella, was born on street corners in the 1950s. soon, the Coasters, The Drifters and Frankie Valli were singing their hearts […]

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ADIFF DC: NO SHADE – CLOSING NIGHT FILM!

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Directed by Clare Anyiam-Osigwe, UK, 2018, Comedy-drama, 104 mins, English CLOSING NIGHT NO SHADE – Q&A US Premiere! Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 7:30pm VIP Reception at 6:30PM Tickets here Told through the prism of love, relationships, dating and marriage, No Shade provides a raw perspective on the issue of colourism and what happens when […]

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Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba in the USA

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  MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA is playing all across the USA! Visit the Mama Africa’s Official Web Site for details and tickets! Miriam Makeba was the first African musician to become a true international star. Her music – which influenced artists across the globe – always remained anchored in her traditional South African roots and conveyed strong messages against […]

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SUBMIT YOUR FILM!

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  The African Diaspora International Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its festivals in Chicago (June), Washington DC (July), Paris (September) and New York (November/December). Our deadline for our New York festival is June 30, 2018 for short narratives and documentaries, and August 31, 2018 for feature length films (fictions or documentaries). However, please submit […]

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