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 […]
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 […]
Join us for a discussion with the filmmaker Shirikiana Aina after the screening FOOTPRINTS OF PAN-AFRICANISM Dir. Shirikiana Aina | 2017| USA| Full-length Doc | 77 min The documentary "Footprints of Pan-Africanism" revisits the era of Ghana’s emergence into independence, when Africans on the continent and in the diaspora participated in building a liberated territory. […]
The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film presents: TRAIL OF HOPE (TARIGH Al-AMAL) Dir.: Mohamed Echkouna | 2016 | Mauritania | Short Narr | 15 min On the deserted highway to Nouadhibou, a young self-centered taxi driver meets a woman whose story becomes a stimulating experience on morality and responsibility towards women’s rights. YEMANJÀ: […]
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.