Guests attend the 23rd NYAFF Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow. Photo: Lindsey Seide Quenia Ribeiro and her mother Nairobi, share their family photos at the 23rd NYAFF Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow. Photo: Lindsey Seide Historian Leonard Davis sharing family photos at the 23rd NYAFF Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow event. Photo: Lindsey Seide Dennis Lim, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Angelique Kidjo and Mahen Bonetti at Opening Night of the 23rd NYAFF. Photo: Lindsey Seide
   

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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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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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Martha & Niki

Director: Tora Mkandawire Mårtens Countries: Sweden Year: 2015 Running Time: 93min. Language: Swedish with English subtitles In 2010, Swedish friends Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos were the first-ever female hip-hop dance duo to beat all of their opponents—men included—at the most important international street-dance …
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The Cursed Ones

Director: 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 compelling rhetoric …
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Price of Love

Director: Hermon Hailay Countries: Ethiopia Year: 2015 Running Time: 99min. Language: Amharic with English subtitles Teddy, the son of a prostitute who grew up on the streets after his mother’s death, desperately tries to avoid the temptation of his old ways of chewing khat …
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