Film Series

FilmAfrica

 
 
May 25—May 27, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
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This year's cinematic companion to BAM's annual DanceAfrica celebration features films from Algeria, Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The series includes the recently re-released apartheid-era classicCome Back, Africa, the children's filmTales of the Night   (in 3-D), and selections from the African Film Festival's Traveling Series. 


 
PAST EVENTS
Film
A Trip to Algiers (Le voyage a Alger)
 

When a man offers a woman his former home, a government official tries to take it away.

Fri, May 25, 2012
 
 
Film
One Way: The Journey of a Tuareg
 

This inspirational documentary chronicles a family's emigration fromNigertoItaly.

Fri, May 25, 2012
 
 
Film
Man on Ground
 

This bold portrayal of rising xenophobia follows a Nigerian living in the Johannesburg.

Sat, May 26, 2012
 
 
Film
Come Back, Africa
 

Come Back, Africa chronicles the lives of South Africans living under apartheid in 1959.

Sat, May 26, 2012
 
 
Film
Kongo: 50 Years of Independence of Congo
 

Kongo is a documentary series in three episodes that examines the colonization of Congo.

Sun, May 27, 2012
 
 
Film
Kinshasa Symphony
 

This powerful film is about the Congo, the people of Kinshasa, and the power of music.

Sun, May 27, 2012
 
 
Film
Tales of the Night (Les contes de la nuit)
 

History blends with fairy tale as viewers are whisked off to enchanted lands in 3-D.

Mon, May 28, 2012