NARRATIVE FEATURE : NYADIFF

NYADIFF

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A WARM DECEMBER- NYADIFF 2017

WarmDecemberDir. Sidney Poitier, 1973, USA, 99 min, English SCHEDULE SUN, Nov. 26 @ 2pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE   On a trip to London with his daughter, Dr. Matt Younger (Sidney Poitier) meets beautiful dignitary Catherine Oswandu and quickly falls for her. But something is amiss—strange men seem to be following her wherever she goes, and […]

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ANGELICA – NYADIFF 2017

AngelicaDirected by Marisol Gomez, Mexico/ Puerto rico, 2016, Drama, 97 min, Spanish/ English SCHEDULE SAT, Nov. 25 @ 1:30pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE  MON, Nov. 27 @ 6:15pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  Angélica has spent her whole life escaping from her mixed racial identity, but a family crisis forces her to return to Puerto […]

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BLACK COP – NYADIFF 2017

BLACKCOPDirected by Cory Bowles, Canada, 2017, Drama, 91 min, English. NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE TUE, Nov. 28 @ 8:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  THU, Nov. 30 @ 8:30pm – MIST Harlem TICKETS HERE Friday, Dec. 1 @9:10 pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  A Black police officer (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) seeks revenge after being egregiously profiled […]

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BLACK DJU – NYADIFF 2017

blackdju_2Directed by Pol Cruchten, Portugal-Belgium-Lexumbourg, 1996, 76 min., color, drama SCHEDULE  SAT, Dec. 2 @ 1:00pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  A young man named Dju, from Cape Verde – a former Portuguese colony in Africa – goes to Luxembourg to seek his father and winds up striking an unlikely friendship with an alcoholic policeman […]

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BOSTON 2 PHILLY – NYADIFF 2017

Boston2PhillyDirected by Ralph Celestin, USA, 2017, Coming of Age/ Drama/ RomanceTragedy, 100 min, English NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE SAT, Nov 25 @ 6pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE MON, Nov 27 @ 8:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Williams (Ralph A.), a young Black man from Boston, is struggling with his identity and his ability to form […]

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CHEMO CLUB – NYADIFF 2017

ChemoClubDirected by Thandi Brewer, South Africa, 2017, 90min, Comedy, in English US PREMIERE SCHEDULE SUN, Nov 26 @ 1pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  MON, Nov 27 @ 8:15pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  In this entertaining contemporary South African comedy, strong willed Lulu (Brümilda van Rensburg) and combative Faith (Lillian Dube) embark on a heist […]

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THE CITIZEN – NYADIFF 2017

THECITIZENDirected by Rolad Vranik, Hungary, 2016, Drama, 109 min, Hungarian NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE FRI, Nov. 24  @ 1pm – TC 179GD  TICKETS HERE THU, Dec. 7 @ 3:30pm – Cinema village  TICKETS HERE In his late fifties Wilson, whose family was killed during an outbreak of civil war in Guinea-Bissau, enters Europe as a political […]

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CREATED EQUAL – NYADIFF 2017

Sc70F_BCamDirected by  Bill Duke, USA, 2017, Drama/  Thriller, 91 min, English NY PREMIER SCHEDULE SAT, Nov 25 @3:30pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE SAT, Dec. 2@ 8:00pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  This later drama by acclaimed filmmaker Bill Duke (Hoodlum, Sister Act II, Dark Girls) follows a cocky, up-and-coming attorney who begrudgingly takes on a […]

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FEVERS – NYADIFF 2017

Fevers-Benjamin-by-DiderMichon-&-Karim-by-Slimane-DaziDirected by Hicham Ayouch, 2014, 90 min, France/Morocco/UAE/Qatar, French, drama, English subt French SCHEDULE SAT, Nov. 25 @ 1pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  A disturbed young man raised on foster care enters his father’s Muslim household in the suburbs of Paris and becomes a major source of disruption in the family. Directed by Hicham […]

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Foreign Body – NYADIFF 2017

ForeignBodyFrance, 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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THE GOLDEN CHILD / BILATENA – NYADIFF 2017

bilatenaDirected by Knife Banbu, 2014, Ethiopia, Drama, 105 min, Amharic w/ English subtitles SCHEDULE THU, Nov. 30th @ 11AM – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE Abi, a dynamic and resourceful twelve year old boy, lives with his mother Degua and his 26 years old university graduate unemployed brother Zelalem (Zele).  Abi, who is a hard working […]

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GOODBYE MOMO – NYADIFF 2017

A Dios MomoLeonardo Ricagni, 2005, 100 min, Uruguay, drama in Spanish with English subtitles SCHEDULE Fri, Dec. 1st @ 11:00am – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Obdulio, an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan boy who lives in Montevideo, sells newspapers in the streets to help out with the household expenses and has no interest in attending school. One night he meets […]

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KA BODYSCAPES – NYADIFF 2017

ka-bodyscapes-1.jpg.image.784.410Director Jayan Cherian, India, 2016, Drama, 99 min, Malayalam SCHEDULE THU, Dec. 7 @ 9:10pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE Three young people, Haris, a gay painter; Vishnu, a rural kabaddi player and their friend Sia, an activist who refuses to conform to dominant norms of femininity, struggle to find space and happiness in a […]

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KAFOU – NYADIFF 2017

KAFOU-1Directed by Bruno Mourral, Hatity, 2017, Dark Comedy, 50 min, Hatian Creole NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE SAT, Nov 25 @ 9pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  Port-au-Prince by night. Doc and Zoe are hired to deliver an unknown package. Their job comes with three essential rules: Never stop the car. Never roll down the windows. Never open […]

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KIRIKOU AND THE SORCERESS – NYADIFF 2017

Kirikou-Sorc72dpiDirected by Rehad Desai, South Africa, 2017, Documentary, 77 min, English SCHEDULE Wed Nov. 29 @ 11AM,  – Teachers College  TICKETS HERE Mon, Dec. 4 @ 11AM  – Teachers College TICKETS HERE  Fri, Dec. 8 @ 11 AM – Teachers College TICKETS HERE  This animated film exquisitely recounts the tale of tiny Kirikou, born in […]

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LA PLAYA DC – NYADIFF 2017

La PlayasmallColombia, 2012, Drama, 90 min, Spanish with English subtitles, Juan Andrés Arango Garcia, dir SCHEDULE  THU, Dec. 7 @ 11:00am – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager, grows up surrounded by exclusion and racism. When his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Thomas hits the streets to finds his brother. Colombia, 2012, Drama, 90 min, […]

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LA VIE MAGNIFIQUE DE CHARLIE – NYADIFF 2017

charliemovie2Directed by Boby Huntley, USA, 20017, Comedy, 87 min, English SCHEDULE SUN, Nov 26th @ 6 :30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE MON, Nov. 27 @ 6pm  – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE A carefree woman struggles to remain so-even after the death of the love of her life: her sister.

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The Last Revolutionary – NYADIFF 2017

the_last_revolutionaryUSA | 2017 | 75 minutes | English | Michael Brewer NY PREMIER SCHEDULES SUN, Nov. 26 @ 4pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE THU, Nov 30 @ 6 :15pm – MIST Harlem TICKETS HERE Mac Perkins is in his Los Angeles throwback hideout, plotting to stop an attack from the far right and racist groups around the country. When his old ex-revolutionary buddy […]

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MASAI THE RAIN WARRIORS – NYADIFF 2017

Masai-2-438x289Pascal Plisson, 2005, 94min, France/Kenya, drama in  Masai with English Subtitles SCHEDULE Fri Dec. 1st. @ 11AM   – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  Faced with a drought that endangers the continuity of their people, a group of Masai adolescents must bring back the mane of a legendary lion to appease the wrath of the God and […]

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Never Came Back – NYADIFF 2017

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USA | 2017 | 82 minutes | English | Jeremiah Jahi NY PREMIER 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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Nothing But the Truth! – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed  John Kani 2009, 92 min, South Africa, Drama, English SCHEDULE FRI, Dec 1 @ 3:30PM — Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  In New Brighton, South Africa, 63-year-old librarian Sipho Makhaya prepares for the return of his brother’s ashes who died while in exile in London after gaining a reputation as a hero of the anti-apartheid […]

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OF INK AND BLOOD – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Francis Fortin, Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Maxim Rheault, Canada-Quebec, 2016, Drama, 83 min, French with English Subtitles SCHEDULE SAT, Nov. 25 @ 7pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  MON, Dec. 4 @ 9 :10pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE Sébastien owns a book shop and has literary ambitions of his own. He befriends Joseph, an established […]

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PAPA’S SONG – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Sander Francken, Netherland/Curacao, 1999, Romantic Thriller, 95 min, in Dutch and Papamiento with English subtitles SCHEDULES Fri, Nov. 24 @ 1pm – TC 179GD   TICKETS HERE Papa’s Song is a drama of domestic tension and cross-cultural misunderstanding. Nico Verema (Rene van Asten), a decorous, somewhat gloomy Dutch magistrate, lives happily with his wife, […]

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PAPILIO BUDDHA -NYADIFF 2017

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Jayan K. Cheria, India/ USA, 2013, Drama, 108 min, Malayalam with English Subtitles SCHEDULE  WED, Dec. 6 @ 9:10pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE         Inspired by actual events, Papilio Buddha is a drama that focuses on the atrocities committed against Dalits, women and the environment in Kerala, South West India.  In the […]

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RED SATIN – ADIFF 2017

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Raja Amari, France, Tunisia, 2002, Musical/ Drama, 100 min, Arabic, French with English Subtitles SCHEDULE SUN, DEC. 3 @ 2:30PM – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  While looking for Salma late one night, Lilia stumbles upon a belly dance cabaret and though initially reserved and taken aback by the culture of the place, Lilia gets consistently […]

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ROSA CHUMBE – NYADIFF 2017

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Peru | 2015 | 75 minutes | Drama | Spanish with English subtitles | Jonatan Relayze Peru’s 2018 official foreign language Oscar submission! Rosa is a mature police officer with both a gambling and a drinking problem. She lives with her daughter Sheila, who has a little baby. One day, after a big fight between them, Sheila steals her mother’s savings and […]

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Sins of the Flesh

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Directed by Khaled el Hagar, Egypt, 2016, 125 min, Drama, Arabic with English subtitles SCHEDULE Daily from FRI, Dec. 1 to THU, Dec. 7 @ 1pm Cinema Village (22 E 12th St ) TICKETS HERE  From one of Egypt’s most controversial and taboo-breaking filmmakers comes a drama of betrayal, passion and political upheaval.  Set against the Egyptian […]

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SWEET BOTTOM – NYADIFF 2017

SweetBottom-27x41-CMYKDirected by Gladstone Yearwood , Barbados, 2015, Narrative Feature 94 min, English SCHEDULE TUE, Dec. 5 @ 6:30pm – TC COWIN  TICKETS HERE Roy Ashby, immigrated to Brooklyn from Barbados as a child with his mother. In Brooklyn, Roy’s mother changed her name and cut off contact with her family. Because of her death in […]

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Woven – NYADIFF 2017

wovenUS | 2017 | 96 minutes | English | Salome Mulugeta and Nagwa Ibrahim NY PREIMER SCHEDULE SAT, Nov. 25 @ 8pm – TC Cowin – GALA TICKETS HERE  Red Carpet @ 7:00pm SUN, Dec. 3 @ 9:10 – Cinema village TICKETS HERE  Attempting to integrate her mother’s traditions with her own dreams, Ethiopian-born Elenie Tariku’s life is destroyed when a mysterious […]

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