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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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ACES – NYADIFF 2017

aces_2Directed by Ntandazo “Didi” Gcingca, South Africa, 1999, short drama, 17 min, English SCHEDULE FRI, Dec. 1 @  3:30pm – Cinema village TICKETS Aces is the story of a young man who fights against the battering of his mother by his drunken father. The situation escalates until Ace desperately stabs his father to death, 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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The Art of  The Journey, The Ben Jones Story   

temp-5309.jpgSATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th , 2017 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 plight of […]  Read More


The Audition: A Long Road to Stardom – NYADIFF 2017

theauditionDirected by Ben J. Moore III, USA, Comedy/ Drama 15 min, English US PREMIERE SCHEDULE  SUN, Nov 26 @ 1pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  MON, Nov 27 @ 8:15pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  Aspiring actress Mylisa experiences the rude and ridiculous realities of the audition process. Directed by Ben J. Moore III, USA, Comedy/ Drama […]

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Barrow: Freedom Fighter – NYADIFF 2017

slide_BarrowBarbados | 2016 | 74 minutes | English | Marcia Weekes NY Premier SCHEDULE THU, Nov 30 @ 7:30pm – TC Cowin TICKETS HERE Red Carpet @ 6:30pm “What does it profit a man to be Prime Minister of Barbados or of the West Indies? What does it mean? It means nothing if you lose your soul and achieve those objectives.” – […]

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BETWEEN 2 SHORES – NYADIFF 2017

entre 2 rivesDirected by Mariette Monpierre, France/ Guadeloupe/ Dominican Republic, 2017, Documentary, 53 min, Frensh / Spanish US PREMIERE SCHEDULE SAT, Dec. 9 @ 7:00PM – MIST Harlem – GALA Screening TICKETS HERE  Red Carpet @ 6:00pm Leaving their children behind and searching for a better life, two women arrive illegally in Guadeloupe, on French territory. 13 years later, […]

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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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CHILDREN OF DRUM – NYADIFF 2017

DrumDirected by  Larry Tung., USA/ South Africa , 2017, Documentary, 60 min, English, WORLD PREMIERE SCHEDULE WED Nov. 29th  @ 7pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE   CENTERPIECE 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 since […]

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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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Devil in plain sight – NYADIFF 2017

Devil1Directed by Matthew Beaves, USA, 2016, Short, 18 min, English. US PREMIERE SCHEDULE  SAT, Nov 25 @ 6pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE MON, Nov 27 @ 8:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Three people come together in a fateful night, a devastating secret will forever affect all of them.  Q&A after screening. Shown with Boston2Philly

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DRY FISH – NYADIFF 2017

DryFishHighResDirected by Latheleene Bosé, USA, 2017, Narrative short, 15 min, English/ Yoruba Dry fish US PREMIERE SCHEDULE  WED, Dec. 8 @ 6pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE A New York writer born of Nigerian parentage living in London deals with the complexities of a bi-cultural identity. Directed by Latheleene Bosé, USA, 2017, Narrative short, 15 min, […]

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EVERY COOK CAN GOVERN: DOCUMENTING THE LIFE, IMPACT & WORKS OF CLR JAMES – NYADIFF 2017

EveryCookCanGovernDirected by Ceri Dingle and Rob Harris, UK, 2016, Documentary, 121 min, English NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE SAT, Dec. 9 @ 1pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  This historical tour-de-force interweaves never-before-seen footage of C.L.R. James with personal contributions from those who knew him. This documentary also presents an astute historical and political analysis from leading scholars […]

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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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FILLING THE GAP – NYADIFF 2017

filling-the-gapDirected by Tyrone Young, USA, 2010, Docu-drama 83 min, English SCHEDULE  TUE, Nov. 28th @ 11pm- TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  WED, Dec. 6 @ 11pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  Conceived as an effort to alter the way African-American children see themselves and their ancestors, this docu-drama highlights the inventive and inspired contributions of African-Americans […]

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 THE FIRST RASTA – NYADIFF 2017

firstrastaDir. Hélène Lee, France/Jamaica, 2011, 90 min, Doc, English SCHEDULE SAT, Dec. 9 @ 2pm –TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  Thirty Five years after Bob Marley’s death, it is time to pay tribute to Leonard Percival Howell, The First Rasta. At the beginning of the last century, the young Leonard Percival Howell (1893- 1981) left Jamaica, […]

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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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FULL SERVICE – NYADIFF 2017

Full_Service_Screen_-MINIDirected by KPage Stuart Valdes, USA, 2017, Dama, 16 min, English NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE SAT, Nov 25 @3:30pm – TC Chapel  TICKETS HERE SAT, Dec. 2 @ 8:00pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Abike, a Nigerian born oil industry executive and a Christian, is driving to a friend’s house by way of rural roads. When […]

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 The Giant is Falling – NYADIFF 2017

The-Giant-is-Falling_webSouth 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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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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GURUMBE: AFRO-ANDALOUSIAN MEMORIES

slide_gurumbeDirected by M. Angel Rosale, Spain/Mexico/Portugal/Senegal, 2016, Documentary/History, Music, 72 min, Spanish with English subtitles SCHEDULE FRI,Dec .1 @ 5 :30pm – Cinema Village – Q&A TICKETS HERE SAT,Dec.2 @ 5 :30pm – Cinema Village – Q&A TICKETS HERE  SUN,Dec.3 to Dec. 7@ 5 :30pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE SUN, Dec. 10 @ 2 pm – TC Chapel – […]

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HORACE TAPSCOTT : MUSICAL GRIOT -NYADIFF 2017

horace_tapscott_musical_griotDirected by Barbara McCullough, USA, 2017, Documentary, 72 min, English. NY PREMIERE SCHEDULE  SAT, Dec. 2 @ 3:00pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  The life of Horace Tapscott is what happens when art embraces purpose to alter sociopolitical injustice, replacing it with beauty and hope.

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THE HOUSE – NYADIFF 2017

A CASA CC 52min 6Directed by Rui Simões, Portugal, 2017, Documentary, 78 min, English WORLD PREMIERE SCHEDULE  SAT, Nov. 25 @ 3pm – 179GD TICKETS HERE  TUE, Dec. 5 @ 3:30pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE Born in Lisbon during the Fascist Regime in order to control the students that came from the Portuguese overseas colonies, the House of Students […]

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I KNOW A MAN…ASHLEY BRYAN – NYADIFF 2017

Ashley-Bryan-1024x576Directed by Richard Kane, USA/ Kenya/ South Africa, 2016, Documentary, 73 min, English SCHEDULE  SUN, Nov. 26 @ 5pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE Loving portrait of 92-year-old Ashley Bryan who lives on the remote Little Cranberry Island, Maine and has been using art his entire life to celebrate joy, mediate the darkness of war and […]

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THE INVISIBLE COLOR: BLACK IS MORE THAN A COLOR – NYADIFF 2017

SlideInvisibleColorDirected by Sergio Giral, USA, 2017, Documentary, 47 min, English WORLD PREMIER  SCHEDULE SUN, Nov. 26 @ 7pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE TUE, Nov 28 @7pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE This latest documentary by the Dean of Afro-Cuban Cinema Sergio Giral investigates the black Cuban exile community in South Florida, since the first […]

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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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CLOSING NIGHT – NYADIFF 2017 – KEMTIYU-CHEIKH ANTA

kemtiyu-neu-slideSUNDAY 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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KINGSTON CROSSROADS – NYADIFF 2017

Kingston-Crossroads-1-720x405Directed by Oliver Becker, Jonas Schaul, Jamaica/ Germany, 2016, Documentary, 72 min, English SCHEDULE SAT, Dec. 9th @ 4:00pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  An exciting and intimate journey through one of the world’s most diverse and controversial cities, Kingston, the capital of Jamaica. Kingston Crossroads is a snapshot of the country’s current social and political situation, […]

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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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MALCOM X : AN OVERWHELMING INFLUENCE ON THE BLACK POWER MOVEMENT!

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Directed by Thomas Muhammad, USA, 2017, Documentary, 92 min, English WORLD PREMIERE SCHEDULE  WED, Dec 6 @ 8:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  SAT, Dec. 9 @ 3:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  This documentary looks at Brother Malcolm’s early life and at the legacy of his powerful work in the historic struggles of freedom, justice […]

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MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA – NYADIFF 2017

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South Africa  | 2011 | 90 minutes | English | Mika Kaurismäki SCHEDULE WED Nov. 29  @ 7pm – TC Chapel – CENTERPIECE TICKETS HERE  SUN Dec. 3 @ 3:30pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  Miriam Makeba was one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. Miriam […]

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THE MAN WHO MENDS WOMEN – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Thierry Michel and Colette Braeckman, Belgium/Congo, 2015, Documentary, 113 min,French, English, Swahil and Mashi with English subtitles SCHEDULE MON, Dec. 4 @ 3:30 – Cinema Village  TICKETS HERE  Sexual violence against women has been used as a weapon of war for years in the violence-ridden and poverty-stricken Democratic Republic of Congo. In order […]

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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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MISSING – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Ana Dandarah, Brazill, 2017, Drama, 16 min, Drama, Portuguese SCHEDULE TUE, Nov. 28 @ 6pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Sat, Dec. 2 @ 5:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  After a vain search for her husband’s remains, the widow of a Brazilian political prisoner creates a symbolic closure to stop mourning 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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NOT BLACK ENOUGH – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Tracey Anarella, USA, 2015, Documentary, 83 min, English SCHEDULE FRI, Dec. 8 @ 6pm – 179GD TICKETS HERE  Not Black Enough is a film about class warfare and the cross-tides that African-Americans are dealing with within the black community. The film takes a sometimes humorous, always personal, brutally honest and insightful look into […]

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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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PANOMUNDO PART 1: THE EVOLUTION OF THE STEELPAN – NYADIFF 2017

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Charysse Harper, Trinidad & Tobago, USA and UK, 2015,  Short Documentary, 43 min, English SCHEDULE SUN, Dec 5 @ 6:30pm – Cowin TICKETS HERE Panomundo is a feature-length documentary told in two parts about the history of the steelpan and its global influence. Panomundo Part 1 explores the history of the steelpan from its origins […]

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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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PARIS NOIR – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Joanne Burke, USA/France, 2017, Documentary, 60 min, in English SCHEDULE SUN, Dec. 3 @ 1pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Paris Noir – African Americans in the City of Light is an exciting, enlightening documentary on the presence of African Americans in Paris from WWI to the early 1960s.  The film touches on Josephine […]

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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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Proclamation Punctuation – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Sewra  Kidane, USA, 2017, Short, 5 min, English SCHEDULE SUN, Nov 26 @ 6:30pm – Chapel  TICKETS HERE MON, Nov 27 @ 6 pm – Chapel   TICKETS HERE Proclamation Punctuation is an enthralling fashion film centered on a fabulously fascinating woman reciting a short […]

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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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SAMMY DAVIS JR : I’VE GOTTA BE ME – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Sam Pollard, USA, 100 minutes, 2017, documentary in English SCHEDULE  SAT, Nov. 25 @ 4:00pm – Cowin TC TICKETS HERE  SAT, Dec. 9 @ 9pm – MIST Harlem TICKETS HERE  Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Sam Pollard, Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me is the first major film documentary about […]

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SILAS – NYADIFF 2017

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Directed by Anjali Nayar, Hawa Essuman, Canada/ South Africa/ Kenya, 2017, 80 min, English/ Liberian English SCHEDULE FRI, Nov. 24 @ 5:10pm – TC 179GD  TICKETS HERE WED, Dec. 6 @ 6:30pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE Liberian activist Silas Siakor is a tireless crusader against illegal logging. He’s watched multinational corporations wreak havoc on the […]

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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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THE SOULS OF BLACK GIRLS – NYADIFF 2017

SoulsOfBlackHand_landscapeDirected by Daphe Valerius, USA, 2008, 52 min, Documentary, English SCHEDULE  Monday, Nov. 27th @ 11 AM  – Teachers College, Chapel:  TICKETS HERE Tuesday Dec. 5 @ 11AM – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE A provocative news documentary that questions whether or not women of color are suffering from a self-image disorder.

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TRANSIT HAVANA – NYADIFF 2017

Transit-Havana_Malu_und_Nomi-1Directed by Daniel Abma, Germany, Netherlands, Cuba, 2016, Documentary, 86 min, Spanish / Dutch/ English US PREMIERE SCHEDULE  SAT, Nov. 25 @ 5pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  SAT, Dec. 2 @ 3:30pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE  TUE, Dec. 5 @ 9:10pm – Cinema Village TICKETS HERE In Havana, transsexuals Odette, Juani and Malú […]

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THE VALLEY OF THE BLACK DESCENDANTS (EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS) – NYADIFF 2017

ValleyBlackDescendantsDirected by Richard Salgado, Chile, 2017, 52 min, Short Documentary, Spanish with English subtitle NY PREMIER SCHEDULE SUN, Nov. 26 @ 7pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE  TUE, Nov 28 @7pm – TC 179GD TICKETS HERE In the Azapa Valley (Chile), an oasis in the driest desert in the world, a group of descendants […]

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WINNIE – NYADIFF 2017

Winnie2Directed by Pascale Lamche, France/Netherlands/South Africa, Documentary, 98 min, English SCHEDULE FRI, Dec. 8 @ 8:30 pm – TC 179 GD TICKETS HERE SAT, Dec. 9 @ 8:30 pm – TC Chapel TICKETS HERE  Supremely controversial, Winnie Mandela has been labeled a woman condemned for her radical role in the liberation of her South African […]

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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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