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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.


 
Film
Clouds Over Conakry
Fri, May 26, 2017
 
Clouds Over Conakry
Fri, May 26, 2017
 

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

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

This homage to Purple Rain, the first narrative feature in the Tuareg language is the universal story of one musician’s struggle to make it against all odds.

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Film
Martha & Niki
Sat, May 27, 2017
 
Martha & Niki
Sat, May 27, 2017
 

This documentary chronicles the incredible story of the first-ever female champions of the largest hip-hop street-dance competition in the world.

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

An immigrant on an important trip finds difficulties and solidarity in France, in this film which was awarded the Human Rights Award by the United Nations.

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Film
Guinean Independence Documentaries
Sun, May 28, 2017
 
Guinean Independence Documentaries
Sun, May 28, 2017
 

One of the first African nations to win its independence, this program of rare documentaries gives an intimate first-hand account of life in Guinea in the first years of independence.

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

A spirited young boy pursues his dream of becoming a professional soccer player in this vivid, joyous portrait of growing up in West Africa.

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Price of Love
Mon, May 29, 2017
 
Price of Love
Mon, May 29, 2017
 

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

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Shorts Program
Mon, May 29, 2017
 
Shorts Program
Mon, May 29, 2017
 

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

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DanceAfrica 2017
 

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

May 26—May 29, 2017