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OPENING NIGHT – THE LAST REVOLUTIONARY

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017  Milbank Chapel, Teachers College – Columbia University 525 West 120th Street – NY 10027 THE LAST REVOLUTIONARY  NY PREMIERE  –  Tickets HERE FRI, NOV 24 @ 7:00PM RED CARPET @ 6:00PM Discussion and VIP Reception after screening! with writer/lead actor Levy Lee Simon, Director Michael Brewer and other members of the cast and […]

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The Giant is Falling – NYADIFF 2017

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South Africa | 2017 | 83 minutes | English | Rehad Desai and Jabulani Mzozo | U.S PREMIERE SCHEDULE SUN, Nov. 26 @ 3:15pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  SUN, Dec. 3 @ 8pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  WED Dec. 6 @ 3:30pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  The Giant is Falling takes us through the big political events of recent years […]

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Foreign Body – NYADIFF 2017

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France, Tunisia | 2016 | 92 minutes | Arabic and French with English subtitles | Raja Amari NY PREMEIR SCHEDULES SAT, Dec. 2 @ 9:10pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  SUN, Dec, 3 @ 5pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  After a dangerous passage from Tunisia, Samia finds refuge at her old friend Imed’s (Salim Kechiouche, Blue is the Warmest Color) apartment […]

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Never Came Back – NYADIFF 2017

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 USA | 2017 | 82 minutes | English | Jeremiah Jahi | NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE TUE, Nov. 28 @ 6pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE SAT, Dec. 2 @ 5:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  A carefully observed debut, shot in bleary, melancholy black and white, Never Came Back chronicles the return of a long absent patriarch to the arms of his ambivalent family after […]

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GALA SCREENING: WOVEN

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017 Cowin Center, Teachers College WOVEN – Q&A​ NY Premiere SAT, Nov. 25 @ 8pm Red carpet @ 7pm TICKETS HERE                                                               […]

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CENTERPIECE EVENT – CHILDREN OF DRUM & MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

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CENTERPIECE EVENT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Milbank Chapel, Teachers College TICKETS HERE WED, NOV 29 @ 7:00PM Red Carpet @ 6:00PM CHILDREN OF DRUM – Q&A WORLD PREMIERE  Children of Drum explores the developments in South African Journalism from 1950s when Drum magazine covered the struggle against the racist Apartheid regime, to the political changes […]

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GALA SCREENING: BARROW- FREEDOM FIGHTER

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017  COWIN CENTER,  TEACHERS COLLEGE – COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Entrance on Broadway between 120th and 121st streets. BARROW- FREEDOM FIGHTER  NY PREMIERE THU, NOV 30 @ 7:30PM RED CARPET @ 6:30PM Tickets HERE Barbados | 2016 | 74 minutes | English | Marcia Weekes Narrated by former United States Attorney General Eric Holder whose father is from Barbados, the Errol […]

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CLOSING NIGHT – NYADIFF 2017 – KEMTIYU-CHEIKH ANTA

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SUNDAY DECEMBER 10, 2017 Milbank Chapel, Teachers College KEMTIYU-CHEIKH ANTA – Q&A​ SUN, DEC, 10 @ 5:30PM RED CARPET @ 4:30PM TICKETS HERE William Mbay | Senegal | 2016 | Documentary | 94 min | Wolof  “The Universal Man,” “The Giant of Knowledge,” “The Last Pharaoh,”  these were the headlines, the day after his death on February 7, 1986. Thirty years […]

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Celebrating the Art of Ben Jones

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th , 2017  @ 6PM Milbank Chapel, Teachers College Discussion and refreshments after screening TICKETS HERE The Art of the Journey – The Ben Jones Story NY PREMIERE  Willliam M.Barbee | Cuba/ South africa  | USA 2016  | Documentary  | 32 min  | English New Jersey born Artist, Activist, Professor Ben Jones has used his art to bring awareness to the […]

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ADIFF NYC 2017

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Greetings! The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) NYC will celebrate its 25th Anniversary from Nov. 24 to Dec. 10, 2017 at the Cinema Village, MIST Harlem and Teachers College, Columbia University. 60 to 70 films will screen during the festival.  The complete line-up will go online in mid October. We are very excited to provide you […]

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