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Allen Report: Retracing Transnational African Methodism (New York Premiere)
May 20, 2:00 pm
Allen Report: Retracing Transnational African Methodism
Director: Alanna Lockward
Country: Dominican Republic
Running Time: 76 min.
Language: English, French and Spanish with English subtitles
As the first Dominican-Haitian documentary co-production, this film retraces the liberation legacy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Namibia and the United States, its place of origin. These common narratives on struggles against enslavement and apartheid is told in three different languages (English, French, Spanish) in the voices of 19 interviewees.
(Q&A with Alanna Lockward)