17th Annual African Diaspora Film Festival

17th Annual African Diaspora Film Festival

The 17th Annual African Diaspora Film Festival starts this Friday, November 27th and runs till December 15th.

Published November 25, 2009

adff The 17th Annual African Diaspora Film Festival starts this Friday, November 27th and runs till December 15th. The festival will present 101 diverse films from 45 countries and shown at six different locations in Manhattan.

Here are some highlights:

OPENING NIGHT - WOLE SOYINKA: CHILD OF THE FOREST by Akin Omotoso & NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH by John Kani
Fri, Nov 27 @ 8:00PM - Anthology Film Archives
Sponsored by ArtMattan Productions

A PAINTING JOURNEY
Sun, Nov. 29, ALL DAY - Thalia Cinema - Symphony Space
Sponsored by ArtMattan Productions and The Consulate General of Switzerland in New York


A NIGHT IN MARTINIQUE - FULL MOON AT VOLGA BEACH & THE 16 OF BASSE-POINTE
Sun, Nov. 29 @ 6:40PM - Anthology Film Archives
Sponsored by Martinique Bureau

CENTERPIECE - INSIDE BUFFALO by Fred Kudjo Kuwornu
Fri, Dec 4 @ 8:00PM - Cowin Center (Teachers College)
Sponsored by the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University


THE AFRICA CHANNEL GALA - THE SOUL OF ASHANTI by Kevin Merz & ARUGBA by Tunde Kelani
Wed, Dec. 9 @ 8:30PM - Anthology Film Archives
Sponsored by The Africa Channel


WOMEN INDIES NIGHT - THE LITTLE BLACK SCHOOL HOUSE & PORTIA WHITE, THINK ON ME by Sylvia D. Hamilton
Thu, Dec. 10 @ 8:30PM - Schomburg Center
Sponsored by NYWIFT (New York Women in Films and Television)


For tickets and more info call 212-864-1760 or go to www.NYADFF.org .

Written by Clay Cane

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