2013 Summer Series

AFRO-CUBAN FILM NIGHT

LOCATION: Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx (161st Street and Grand Concourse)
DATE: Friday, July 5th – 6:00 pm
LIVE PERFORMANCE: The Cimarron Project featuring Roman Diaz + DJ David Medina
FILM: Suite Habana (Fernando Pérez, Cuba, 2003, 80min.)
RAIN VENUE: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse


ST. NICHOLAS PARK

LOCATION: The Plaza: St. Nicholas Ave. and 135th St.
DATE: Wednesday, July 17th – 7:30pm
LIVE PERFORMANCE: Judah Tribe
FILM: FELA! In Lagos (Mark Gettes, USA/Nigeria, 2013, 15min.)
FILM: Rasta: A Soul’s Journey (Stuart Samuels, Canada/Jamaica, 2011, 93min.)
RAIN VENUE: TBD


JAZZ ON A SUMMER DAY

LOCATION: Jackie Robinson Park (Bradhurst Ave & Edgecombe Ave, West 145th St.)
DATE: Thursday, July 25th – 7:30pm
LIVE PERFORMANCE: DJ (TBA) (Jazz, Fusion, Soul) / With Live Drumming
FILM: Shape of a Broken Heart (Andrew Dosunmu, Nigeria/Cuba, 2012, 16min.)
FILM: Jazz On A Summer’s Day (Bert Stern, USA, 1960, 85min.)
RAIN VENUE: Jackie Robinson Park Recreation Center (85 Bradhurst Avenue, 146th St.)


WEST HARLEM PIERS PARK

LOCATION: 125th St. @ the Hudson River
DATE: Thursday, August 1st – 7:30pm
LIVE PERFORMANCE: Zuma Dance Class with Karen Arceneaux
FILM: Lezare (Zelalem Woldemariam, Ethiopia, 2010, 14min.)
FILM: Jeans and Martò (Claudia Palazzi and Clio Sozzani, Ethiopia/Italy, 2011, 52min.)
RAIN VENUE: Manhattan Pentecostal Church 541 West 125th St.


AFRICANISMO 7!

LOCATION: Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx (161st street and Grand concourse)
DATE: Friday, August 2nd – 6:00pm
LIVE PERFORMANCE: Speaking In Rhythms’ Project Syncopated New York + K5! Azonto
FILM: Lezare (Zelalem Woldemariam, Ethiopia, 2010, 14min.)
FILM: Soul Boy (Hawa Essuman, Kenya/Germany, 2010, 60min.)
RAIN VENUE: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse


FAMILY DAY CELEBRATION

LOCATION: Governors Island, Manhattan
DATE: Sunday, August 4th – 12:00pm – 5:00pm
RAIN DATE: Sunday – September 8th, 12:00pm – 5:00pm