NYADIFF

SOME OF ADFF 2011 MEDIA COVERAGE

INTERVIEWS

Indie Wire
http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/a-black-film-festival-undressed-a-conversation-w-african-diaspora-international-film-fest-co-founder-diarah-ndaw-spech

 

Cinematiq
http://cinematiqblog.wordpress.com/tag/menelik-shabazz/

Independent Sources Show
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=337837709564850

Indie Wire
http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/adiff-exclusive-veteran-black-brit-filmmaker-menelik-shabazz-on-state-of-black-cinema-in-uk-reception-of-black-american-films-in-uk-more

thegrio.com
http://www.thegrio.com/entertainment/new-yorks-oldest-african-film-festival-still-rolling.php

ABC News
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/video?id=8460981&syndicate=syndicate§ion=

 

ABC News
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/video?id=8460980&syndicate=syndicate§ion=

REVIEWS

An African Election, The First Rasta and The Story of Lovers Rock (Mubi)
http://mubi.com/notebook/posts/african-diaspora-international-film-festival-2011

An African Election, The First Rasta and The Story of Lovers Rock (Chris Bourn – Blog)
http://chrisbourne.blogspot.com/2011/11/2011-african-diaspora-international.html

An African Election (WNYC)
http://culture.wnyc.org/articles/features/2011/dec/02/out-africa-african-diaspora-international-film-festival-returns-new-york/

The First Rasta (New York Times)
http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/movies/the-first-rasta-directed-by-helene-lee-review.html

The First Rasta (Slant Magazine)
http://www.slantmagazine.com/film/review/the-first-rasta/5937

The First Rasta (Caribbean Life News)
http://www.caribbeanlifenews.com/stories/2011/11/2011_11_04_vkp_inside_life_111111.html

The First Rasta (africandiasporatourism.com – Blog)
http://www.africandiasporatourism.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=103&layout=blog&Itemid=73

The Story of Lovers Rock (New York Times)
http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/movies/the-story-of-lovers-rock-directed-by-menelik-shabazz-review.html

The Story of Lovers Rock (Indie Wire)
http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/african-diaspora-film-fest-review-the-story-of-lovers-rock-educates-and-inspires

The Story of Lovers Rock (Pitsburg Urban Media)
http://www.pittsburghurbanmedia.com/Nostalgic-Documentary-Celebrates-Influential-Black-Brit-Music-Genre–The-Story-of-Lovers-Rock/

The Story of Lovers Rock (Slant Magazine)
http://www.slantmagazine.com/film/review/the-story-of-lovers-rock/5934

The Story of Lovers Rock (J.B. Spin – Blog)
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2011/11/adiff-11-story-of-lovers-rock.html

The Story of Lovers Rock (Clutch Magazine)
http://www.clutchmagonline.com/2011/11/must-see-the-story-of-lovers-rock-a-film-about-reggaes-most-romantic-music/

The Story of Lovers Rock (Cinematiq)
http://cinematiqblog.wordpress.com/tag/adiff/

The Story of Lovers Rock (AALBC)
http://aalbc.com/reviews/lovers_rock.html#.Tu_EOnrNnpw

David is Dying (Indie Wire)
http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/african-diaspora-film-fest-review-david-is-dying

David is Dying (J.B. Spins – Blog)
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2011/12/adiff-11-david-is-dying.html

David is Dying (J.B. Spins – Blog)
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2011/12/adiff-11-david-is-dying.html

Buried Secrets (J.B. Spins – Blog)
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2011/11/adiff-11-buried-secrets.html

Africa Blood & Beuty (J.B. Spins – Blog)
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2011/11/adiff-11-africa-blood-beauty.html

Chico and Rita (J.B. Spins – Blog)
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2011/11/adiff-11-chico-rita.html

A Lot Like You (BBC News)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-16289240
PRESS / LISTINGS IN SPANISH

Cine Latino NY
http://cinelatinony.blogspot.com/2011/11/decimo-noveno-festival-de-cine-de-la.html

Impacto NY
http://www.impactony.com/tag/festival-de-filmes-de-la-diaspora-africana-de-nueva-york/

Mippin.com
http://www.mippin.com/mip/prev/story.jsp?&id=14769&c=-1&s=5&pv=0&sid=425896441&cat=TV%20-%20Film
LISTINGS

A lot like you (Blog)
http://alotlikeyoumovie.wordpress.com/2011/12/11/adiff-2011-day-17-sun-dec-11-discover-winning-film-a-lot-like-you/

A lot like you (Blog)
http://alotlikeyoumovie.wordpress.com/2011/12/10/12102011-adiff-panel-discussion-monetizing-independent-cinema/

carolynedgar.com (Blog)
http://carolynedgar.com/2011/11/11/friday-randoms-adiff-2011-penn-state-women-in-law-firms/

Images Newsletter
http://imagesnewsletter.com/the-story-of-lovers-rock-will-open-adiff-2011/

northjersey.com
http://calendar.northjersey.com/new-york-ny/events/show/221186305-adiff-2011-afrolatino-night

Harlem Happening (Blog)
http://harlemhappening.blogspot.com/2011/12/fw-adiff-2011-day-16-saturday-dec-10.html

Afrocine.org
http://www.africine.org/?menu=evt&no=25665

Indiwire
http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/2011_african_diaspora_international_film_festival_will_run_from_nov_25_-_de#

http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/african-diaspora-international-film-festival-friday-12-4-highlights-from-algeria-haiti-uk-what-to-see-today

Dutch Performing Arts
http://www.dutchperformingarts.com/tag/african-diaspora-international-film-festival/

NY Daily News
http://events.nydailynews.com/new-york-ny/events/show/222082025-the-story-of-lovers-rock

SOME OF ADFF 2010 MEDIA COVERAGE

 

FILM REVIEWS

New York Press
Black Diva at the 18th Annual African Diaspora Film Festival-
By Armond White

http://www.nypress.com/article-21904-black-diva.html

Joe Bendel
Film reviews by film critic Joe Bendel
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2010/11/adiff-10-josephine-baker-black-diva.html
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2010/11/adiff-10-london-river.html
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2010/11/adiff-10-prohibited-love.html
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2010/11/adiff-10-scheherazade-tell-me-story.html
http://jbspins.blogspot.com/2010/11/adiff-10-evil-angel.html

Variety
Dancing Foreverby Ronnie Scheib
http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117944275/

Shadow And Act
On Cinema Of The African Diaspora – by Tambay Oberson

NYADFF 2010, 2 1/2 Weeks Of Black Cinema In NYC – #1, “Africa United”
http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=34006
NYADFF 2010, 2 1/2 Weeks Of Black Cinema In NYC – #2, “London River”
http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=34034
NYADFF 2010, 2 1/2 Weeks Of Black Cinema In NYC – #3, “Soul Boy”
http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=34143
NYADFF 2010, 2 1/2 Weeks Of Black Cinema In NYC – #4, “Good-Bye Momo”
http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=34346
NYADFF 2010, 2 1/2 Weeks Of Black Cinema In NYC – #5, “Black Venus” (“Venus Noire”) Screening Tonight!
http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=34768
NYADFF 2010, 2 1/2 Weeks Of Black Cinema In NYC – #6, Horror Film “Evil Angel,” Starring Ving Rhames)
http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=34849
NYADFF 2010, 2 1/2 Weeks Of Black Cinema In NYC – #7, Panamanian Comedy “Chance”
http://www.shadowandact.com/?p=34925

 

FESTIVAL REVIEWS

Video Journal by White Boy Brown director Sean Sawyer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AQR8N_GYm4

Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist
https://louisproyect.wordpress.com/2010/11/27/2010-african-diaspora-film-festival/#postcomment

The Village Voice
GOAAAAAL! African Diaspora International Film Festival scores

http://www.villagevoice.com/2010-11-17/voice-choices/goaaaaal/

Art & Culture Maven
http://www.artandculturemaven.com/2010/11/african-diaspora-international-film.html

Manhattan Style
http://www.manhattanstyle.com/manhattan-ny/travel-ideas/african-diaspora-international-film-festival-2010/

Wowelle – Professional and Enterprising Women
The African Diaspora International Film Festival dedicates its final selection to Women

http://wowelle.com/2010/12/08/the-african-diaspora-international-film-festival-dedicates-its-final-selection-to-women/

DryerBuzz.com
Film Festival Unites African Diaspora in New York; Its Last Week’s Focus On Women #ADIFF | Seeing is Believing
http://www.dryerbuzz.com/2010/12/film-festival-unites-african-diaspora-in-new-york-its-last-weeks-focus-on-women-adiff-seeing-is-believing/

 

FESTIVAL LISTINGS

French Culture
http://www.frenchculture.org/spip.php?article3829

NYC GO
http://www.nycgo.com/?event=view.eventdetails&id=208165

 

BLOGS

Niger1.com
Opening Night – African Diaspora Nov 26 – Dec 14 NYC
http://niger1.com/?p=1099

A Hand Full of Dirt
http://www.dominichen.com/a-hand-full-of-dirt-at-the-african-diaspora-international-film-festival-in-new-york/

NJN
Bridging the Gap: A Film Festival Unites the African Diaspora in New York
http://www.tnj.com/press-releases/bridging-gap-film-festival-unites-african-diaspora-new-york

blackunity.ning.com
African Diaspora International Film Festival 2010
http://blackunity.ning.com/events/african-diaspora-international

ADFF 2009 MEDIA COVERAGE

 

Village Voice – New York Movies - 17th African Diaspora Film Festival
Read more: http://www.villagevoice.com/2009-11-24/film/17th-annual-african-diaspora-film-festival/

 

Associated Content – Arts & Entertainment: 17th African Diaspora Film Festival
Read more:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2432856/17th_african_diaspora_film_festival.html?cat=40

 

New York African Diaspora Film Festival Honours Egyptian Film Director Khaled El Hagar
Read more: http://artmatters.info/?p=1855&print=1

 

Opening Night ADFF 2009
Read more: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SmaiTawi/message/20908

 

Artists of the Bahamas to screen in New York, November 29th
Read more: http://www.thebahamasweekly.com/publish/arts-and-culture/Artists_of_the_Bahamas_to_screen_in_New_York_November_29th8536.shtml

 

Brooklyn filmmaker sends the message of individuality in latest effort ‘Pro-Black Sheep’
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2009/11/20/2009-11-20_a_sheep_apart_from_herd.html#ixzz0XShaMYBn

 

ADFF 2009 Ethiopian Films
Read more:

http://www.tsehainy.com/Flyers/adff2009pt2.html