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Film Series

FilmAfrica 2017

 
 
May 26—May 29, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Part of BAMcinématek and DanceAfrica Festival 2017

Co-presented by the New York African Film Festival

This cinematic companion to the annual DanceAfrica celebration features the best narrative and documentary films from across Africa and beyond, with a special focus on Guinea.


 
PAST EVENTS
Clouds Over Conakry, Film Africa
Film
Clouds Over Conakry
 

A young artist is torn between following his father’s path and living his own life.

Fri, May 26, 2017
 
 
Rain The Color Blue, Film Africa
Film
Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red In It
 

This Tuareg homage to the Purple Rain is the story of one musician’s struggle to make it.

Fri, May 26, 2017
 
 
Martha And Niki, Film Africa
Film
Martha & Niki
 

This documentary tells the story of the first-ever female world champions of hip-hop.

Sat, May 27, 2017
 
 
Paris According To Moussa, Film Africa
Film
Paris According To Moussa
 

An immigrant on an important trip finds difficulties and solidarity in France.

Sat, May 27, 2017
 
 
Guinea Docs
Film
Guinean Independence Documentaries
 

This program of rare documentaries shows life in Guinea after independence.

Sun, May 28, 2017
 
 
Le Balon d'or
Film
Le Ballon d’or
 

A young boy pursues his dream of sports stardom while growing up in West Africa.

Sun, May 28, 2017
 
 
Price Of Love, Film Africa
Film
Price of Love
 

A young taxi driver must confront his past when he helps a prostitute out of a fight.

Mon, May 29, 2017
 
 
Shorts Program, Film Africa
Film
Shorts Program
 

A group of contemporary stories on love and connection in the French-African diaspora.

Mon, May 29, 2017
 
 
DanceAfrica 2017
Dance
DanceAfrica 2017
 

This year’s 40th anniversary celebration pays tribute to the music and movement traditions of Guinea.

May 26—May 29, 2017