SONS OF BENKOS

Directed by Silva Lucas

An entertaining documentary that explores the African culture of Colombia through music. The film presents the music of the Sons of Benkos, one of the most important Black leaders in the fight for freedom during the times of slavery in Colombia. The film also shows the evolution of Afro-Colombian music over time through the fusion of Cuban and contemporary African rhythms with traditional Afro-Colombian music.

Precedes

CIMARRONAJE EN PANAMA

Directed by Toshi Sakai

Two centuries before George Washington or Simon Bolivar dreamed of liberation from European tyranny, enslaved Africans in Panama fought for and gained their independence. Finding refuge in the vast forests, they reclaimed their lives and formed free African communities throughout the isthmus. A documentary about the maroons of Panama.

Plays in

WHO IS BLACK IN AMERICA?

WHO IS BLACK IN AMERICA? 179 Grace Dodge, Teachers College Has Black Panther, the film contributed to a…

Dates & Times
Past
Teachers College

Sat Nov 24
3:45 pm

Teachers College

Sat Nov 24
4:40 pm

Teachers College

Sat Nov 24
1:30 pm