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Tickets + Info – 2016 New York African Film Festival Line-up

Posted April 27th, 2016 by

The following program guide lists the features and short films scheduled to screen at the 2016 New York African Film Festival. This guide begins with information on our May 1st Town Hall Event. The line-up is then organized alphabetically, and each …
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Digital Diaspora Family Roadshow

2016 New York African Film Festival Town Hall Meeting Event

Posted April 15th, 2016 by

The 23rd New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) opens with a special live, interactive town hall meeting featuring the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) on Sunday, May 1st at the Amphitheater of Film Society of Lincoln Center. Developed by artist-filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris, …
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Tickets on Sale! 23rd NYAFF Opening Night Screening & Reception- TANNA

Posted April 12th, 2016 by

Click here for tickets to the Opening Night Screening + Reception The 23rd New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) returns to Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) this May. Under the banner Modern Days, Ancient Nights: 50 Years of African Filmmaking, …
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Featured Films

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The Cursed Ones

Director: Maximillian Claussen and Nana Obiri Yeboah Countries: Ghana/UK Year: 2015 Running Time: 95min. Language: English A series of misfortunes lead a West African village to accuse a young girl, Asabi of witchcraft. Their Pastor insists that salvation lies in her exorcism and death, using his …
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’76

Director: Izu Ojukwu Countries: Nigeria Year: 2016 Running Time: 138min. Language: English and Igbo with English subtitles ’76 provides a deep and unusual portrait of the military—not of soldiers in battle but of soldiers and their families at war with integrity. The film depicts …
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Price of Love

Director: Hermon Hailay Countries: Ethiopia Year: 2015 Running Time: 99min. Language: Amharic with English subtitles A young Addis Ababa taxi driver gets caught up in the dark side of love, causing his taxi to be stolen. He finds himself stuck in a relationship with …
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