SPOTLIGHT ON SOUTH AFRICA : NYADIFF

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SPOTLIGHT ON SOUTH AFRICA

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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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 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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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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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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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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