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18th NY African Film Festival – Full Screening and Event Schedule

Museum of Art and Design

Date Screen Time Film Title
SAT APR 2 3:00pm Panel Discussion and African Rhythmus

Walter Reade Theater

* Directors will be in attendance

Date Screen Time Film Title
WED APR 6 2:00pm Shooting with Mursi and Lezare
  4:00pm Soul Boy and Ousmane
  6:00pm Sierra Leone and Tanzania Celebrate Independence
  8:00pm* Soul Kinshasa Symphony and Bongo Barbershop
THU APR 7 1:30pm The Witches of Gambaga, The Deliverance of Comfort, Taharuki, and Phyllis
  3:20pm Besouro and Ebony Goddess
  6:00pm* Africa First Shorts
  8:30pm* A Trip to Algiers
FRI APR 8 1:30pm Kongo and Why Are They Here? Chinese Stories in Africa
  3:30pm* Kinshasa Symphony and Bongo Barbershop
  6:15pm* Stolen
  8:15pm* Viva Riva!
FRI APR 9 4:45pm* For the Best and for the Onion and
Bondo: A Journey into Kono Womanhood
  6:45pm* Besouro and
Ebony Goddess
  9:30pm An Uncommon Woman
MON APR 10 2:00pm* One Way, a Tuareg Journey and Say Grace Before Drowning
  4:00pm* Thembi and excerpts from Thembi’s Radio Diaries with slideshow
  6:15pm Soul Boy and Ousmane
  8:30pm* Africa United
MON APR 11 2:00pm Viva Riva!
  4:15pm An Uncommon Woman
  6:30pm* Shooting with Mursi and Lezare
  8:30pm* The Witches of Gambaga, The Deliverance of Comfort, Taharuki, and Phyllis
TUE APR 12 3:00pm Sierra Leone and Tanzania Celebrate Independence
  4:30pm One Way, a Tuareg Journey and Say Grace Before Drowning
  6:15pm* Kongo and Why Are They Here? Chinese Stories in Africa
  8:30pm* Stolen

Institute of African Studies,
Columbia University

Date Screen Time Film Title
THUR APR 14 1:00pm Mining for Change
  4:00pm Black Venus
  7:00pm Panel Discussion

Maysles Cinema

Date Screen Time Film Title
RI APR 29 7:30pm Zimbabweís Forgotten Children
SAT APR 30 3:30pm All I Wanna Do
  5:00pm Jazz Mama, A Blues for Tiro
  7:30pm Ladies in Waiting, Shouting Silence
SUN MAY 1 3:00pm Alexís Wedding, North-South.com
  5:00pm Zero Tolerance, Driving with Fanon

Big Screen Project

Date Screen Time Film Title
FRI MAY 2O 6:00pm I Am Cuba

BAMcinematek

Date Screen Time Film Title
THU MAY 26 6:50pm
9:15pm
One Small Step and Pumzi
FRI MAY 27 2:00pm
6:50pm
A Screaming Man
  4:30pm
9:15pm
Yeelen
SAT MAY 28 2:00pm
4:30pm
Kirikou and the Wild Beast
  6:50pm
9:15pm
Shirley Adams
SUN MAY 29 2:00pm
4:30pm
9:30pm
A Screaming Man
  6:50pm* Restless City
MON MAY 30 2:00pm
6:50pm
African Shorts
Dr. Cruel, Freddy Ilanga: Che’s Swahili Translator, A History of Independence, Guew Bi–Sabar Dances of Senegal
  4:30pm
9:15pm
Beyond the Ocean
TUE MAY 31 4:30pm
6:50pm
9:15pm
Yeelen

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