Tag: Film

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Lunch and a Movie Series

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Lunch and a Movie Series *RSVP 24 hours in advance and we’ll have free lunch waiting for you! THE LAST REVOLUTIONARY Dir.: Michael Brewer | 2016 | USA | Feature | 75 min Two comrades from the Black revolutionary days whose lives have taken much different […]

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Screening

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film presents: VAYA Dir: Akin Omotoso | 2017 | South Africa | Feature | 115 min Three separate stories are woven together to create a gripping yet compassionate portrait of small-town characters immersed in the intimidating, alluring, and dangerous world of big-city Johannesburg and Soweto.

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Diaspora Film Festival Lunch and a Movie Screening

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film – Lunch and a Movie Series (Short Films) *RSVP (in the form below) 24 hours in advance and we’ll have free lunch waiting for you! 77 DAYS Dir.: Shailene Garnett | Canada | 2016| 14 min After another stint in rehab, a young absentee mother is finally […]

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Diaspora Film Festival Community Screening

DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL COMMUNITY SCREENING EVENT NGOZI DESIGN COLLECTIVE, 321 W MAIN ST, DURHAM (RECEPTION @ 5:30PM; SCREENING STARTS @ 6:30PM) INTERSECTION Dir.: Angela Tucker | 2017 | USA | Short Narr | 9 min A road trip forces a young woman and her two friends to examine their identities and place in the American […]

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Screening

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film presents:  WHERE THE CHILDREN PLAY Dir: Guilherme César | 2017| Brazil |Short Doc.| 18 min In times of violent intolerance, WHERE THE CHILDREN PLAY follows, on the borders of a huge city, a group of children who, between the neighborhood and the woods, live in the joyful […]

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Opening Night!

Join us in September, October and November for the Stone Center’s annual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent film. The festival includes premiere screenings from across the diaspora. All screenings are FREE and OPEN to the public. BODY AND SOUL: AN AMERICAN BRIDGE Dir.: Robert Philipson| 2017| USA| 58 min Out of all the cross-cultural […]

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Senegalese artist Bouna Ndiaye presents film and discussion on historic anniversary of the first “World Festival of Negro Arts”

In 1966, musicians, writers, sculptors, painters, performers, poets and other Art enthusiasts gathered in Dakar, Senegal for the first World Festival of Negro Arts (Premier Festival Mondial des arts nègres) . The festival drew attendees from the African diaspora around the world. They came from nearly 45 countries, including several Heads of State from newly-independent African countries. Artists from the […]

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: Stolen Moments….Imagining the Black Subject

Saturday, October 15, 10am- 10pm Join us on Tuesday, October 11 through Saturday, October 15 for the Stone Center’s annual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent film. This year’s theme is Stolen Moments…Imagining the Black Subject, with films from across the diaspora including the US, Niger, Haiti, Jamaica, Brazil, Trinidad &Tobago, France, Angola, and Cuba. […]

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film: Stolen Moments… Imagining the Black Subject

Join us on Tuesday, October 11 through Saturday, October 15 for the Stone Center’s annual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent film. This year’s theme is Stolen Moments…Imagining the Black Subject, with films from across the diaspora including the US, Niger, Haiti, Jamaica, Brazil, Trinidad &Tobago, France, Angola, and Cuba. All screenings are FREE and […]

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