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FILM SERIES

FilmAfrica

 
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May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
   
 
 
 
 
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The cinematic companion to this year’s virtual DanceAfrica celebration showcases the best new narrative, documentary, and short films from across Africa and the diaspora, with a special focus on films from and about Haiti.­

Co-presented by the New York African Film Festival


AFF

 
PAST EVENTS
al sit
Film
Shorts Program
 

An eclectic shorts program spotlighting the work of visionary artists across Africa.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
Film
Matwetwe
 

A coming-of-age tale of two best friends trying to escape the township life of their childhood.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
mercy of the jungle
Film
The Mercy of the Jungle
 

Two Rwandan soldiers lose their way in the vast jungles of eastern Congo.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
mrs f
Film
Mrs. F.
 

A documentary about a woman who stages a play to empower women in a slum of Nigeria.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
seeds
Film
Seeds: Black Women in Power
 

A new documentary that follows several Black women candidates in Brazil’s 2018 elections.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
murden in pacot
Film
Meurtre à Pacot (Murder in Pacot)
 

Raoul Peck’s intense family drama, set in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
Film
In the Eye of the Spiral + Real Maravilloso
 

Two documentaries touch on themes from spirituality to magical existence.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
Ayiti Mono Amour
Film
Ayiti Mon Amour
 

A neorealist tale of healing and hope in the aftermath of the earthquake.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021
 
 
Toussaint
Film
Toussaint Louverture
 

A historical action epic about the man behind the slave revolt that led to Haiti’s independence.

May 28—Jun 3, 2021