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.
These two poignant films chronicle modern-day South Africa and Morocco.
The powerful documentary interweaves the public and private trials of Sudan.
A dictator sweeps aside a spiritual leader in this film about the Republic of Congo.
A slick, sexy Johannesburg tale about robber’s reunion with his partner in crime.
This delightful animated film follows a young boy’s journey to rescue an orphaned giraffe.
Saul Williams stars in this drama about a man revisiting his past on the last day of his life.
This poignant Kenyan documentary explores a mother’s search for justice for her sons.
A radical portrait of social unrest in Egypt under President Mubarak.
The nation’s largest African dance festival welcomes Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe.