Tag: Film Festival

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 (Short Films) *RSVP 24 hours in advance and we’ll have free lunch waiting for you! MASTERS OF RHYTHM w/ADDENDUM Dir.: Eve A. Ma |2016 |Peru/US |Short Doc | 28 min This glimpse of the rarely seen Afro-Peruvian culture and music adds […]

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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film Screening

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: […]

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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 (Short Films) *RSVP 24 hours in advance and we’ll have free lunch waiting for you! THE BIG CHOP Dir.: Derek Dow | 2016 | USA | Short Narr | 16 min The Big Chop follows 10-years-old Kris on her natural hair […]

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Diaspora Film Festival Community Screening at Hayti Heritage Center

DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL COMMUNITY SCREENINGS : HAYTI HERITAGE CENTER, 804 OLD FAYETTEVILLE ST, DURHAM The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film presents: KEMTIYU: CHEIKH ANTA Dir: Ousmane William Mbaye |2016 | Senegal | Full-length Doc | 94 min Historian and scientist Cheikh Anta Diop argued that ancient Egyptians were Black through linguistics and carbon dating. […]

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Diaspora Film Festival Screening and Discussion with filmmaker Shirikiana Aina

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. […]

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Diaspora Film Festival Community Screening at Hayti Heritage Center

HAYTI HERITAGE CENTER, 804 OLD FAYETTEVILLE ST, DURHAM EVERY COOK CAN GOVERN: THE LIFE, IMPACT & WORKS OF C.L.R. JAMES Dirs: Ceri Dingle & Rob Harris | 2015 | UK/Trinidad & Tobago | Full-length Doc |101 min An historical tour-de-force exploring the life, writings and politics of the great Trinidad-born C.L.R. James, an uncompromising 20th […]

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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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