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Naija Beta + Herencia de Un Pueblo (New York Premieres)

May 20, 4:30 pm

Naija Beta

Director: Arthur Musah
Country: Ghana/Nigeria/USA
Year: 2016
Running Time: 50 min.
Language: English

Genre: Documentary

Dreaming of shaking up education in Nigeria, a team of Nigerian and Nigerian-American MIT students heads home one summer to teach technology to high-schoolers through a competitive robotics camp in Lagos. As they seek to contribute to a new and better Nigeria, their ideals are tested by reality.

Herencia de un Pueblo

Director: Carmen Roman
Country: Peru
Year: 2016
Running Time: 12 min.
Language: English

Genre: Documentary, Short Film

Set in the vibrant Peruvian town of El Carmen, this film highlights the people, town, and dance legacy of African descendants in Peru.

As a group of Nigerian-American MIT students seek to contribute to a new and better Nigeria, their ideals are tested by reality. Set in the vibrant Peruvian town of El Carmen, Herencia de Un Pueblo highlights the people, town, and dance legacy of African descendants in Peru.

 

(Q&A with Carmen Roman and Arthur Musah)

Venue:

Maysles Cinema

343 Lenox Avenue (between 127th & 128th)
New York, New York , United States