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THE UNITED STATES OF AFRICA / LES ETATS UNIS D’AFRIQUE & AFRICA STRAIGHT UP

US Premiere
Fri, Dec. 7 @ 6:30PM – Chapel – Teachers College
A new film documenting African hip-hop pioneer Didier Awadi as he records African Presidents, an album spotlighting revolutionary African leaders like Thomas Sankara, Patrice Lumumba and Kwame Nkrumah, who led Africa’s struggle for self-determination.

Directed by Yanick Letourneau, 2011, 75 min, Quebec/Senegal, Documentary in English/French/Wolof with English subtitles.

 

Shown with

AFRICA STRAIGHT UP
US Premiere
Fri, Dec. 7 @ 6:30PM – Chapel – Teachers College
With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot – and should not – be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora.

Directed by Jaime Puerta and Warren Adams, 2012, 29 min, South Africa, Documentary, English.  Shown with The United States of Africa. 

Panel discussion after the screening
With
Teresa Clarke of Africa.com
Milton Allimadi, Founder and Publisher of the Black Star News
Moderator TBA

Tickets: $12/$10
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