Film Series

FilmAfrica

 
 
May 24—May 27, 2013
 
 
 
 
 
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A diverse mix of fiction and documentary, this popular annual series—a cinematic companion to BAM’s DanceAfrica celebration—presents highlights from the New York African Film Festival, including the best new films from Kenya, Egypt, Sudan, South Africa and beyond.


 
 
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PAST EVENTS
Film
Africa Shafted: Under One Roof + Farewell Exile
 

These two poignant films chronicle modern-day South Africa and Morocco.

Fri, May 24, 2013
 
 
Film
Our Beloved Sudan
 

The powerful documentary interweaves the public and private trials of Sudan.

Fri, May 24, 2013
 
 
Film
Black Africa White Marble
 

A dictator sweeps aside a spiritual leader in this film about the Republic of Congo.

Sat, May 25, 2013
 
 
Film
How to Steal 2 Million
 

A slick, sexy Johannesburg tale about robber’s reunion with his partner in crime.

Sat, May 25, 2013
 
 
Film
Special Family Screening: Zarafa
 

This delightful animated film follows a young boy’s journey to rescue an orphaned giraffe.

Sun, May 26, 2013
 
 
Film
Tey (Aujourd'hui)
 

Saul Williams stars in this drama about a man revisiting his past on the last day of his life.

Sun, May 26, 2013
 
 
Film
Monica Wangu Wamwere: The Unbroken Spirit
 

This poignant Kenyan documentary explores a mother’s search for justice for her sons.

Mon, May 27, 2013
 
 
Film
Microphone
 

A radical portrait of social unrest in Egypt under President Mubarak.

Mon, May 27, 2013
 
 
Dance
DanceAfrica 2013
 

The nation’s largest African dance festival welcomes Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe.

May 17—May 27, 2013