28th New York African Diaspora International Film Festival

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"The ADIFF was created in November, 1993 by the husband and wife team of Reinaldo Barroso-Spech & Diarah N’Daw-Spech on the belief that education is power. He is an educator in foreign languages and Black Literature and she a financial consultant and university budget manager. They are of the reality that film is the truest […]

Lenfest Kids: November Programming + Get Creative

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For our November “virtual” Lenfest Kids, we’ve chosen three movies connected to Thanksgiving. Our classic is Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), a mainstay of CBS’s Thanksgiving Day programming throughout the 1970s. Our animated film is Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), whose protagonist matches wits against three horrid poultry farmers Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. And our live-action film is the John […]

ADIFF 2020 Presents: The First Nation Program

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT A large diversity of ethnic groups existed when Europeans arrived in Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and other countries. Their arrival was part of a plan of conquering lands, accumulating riches, and subjugating peoples. The impact of this terrible project still resonates today. ADIFF-NY 2020 is paying attention to […]

Storytelling and Spatial Violence

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Please join us for a film and discussion series on the impacts of gentrification, development, and other forms of spatial violence. The Public Humanities Initiative at the SOF/Heyman presents four events exploring architectural and territorial planning as instruments of violence, and the activists that seek to use visual and narrative storytelling as a way to […]

I-House Virtual Event: “Gather: The Fight to Revitalize Our Native Foodways”

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I-House Virtual Documentary Series presents “Gather: The Fight to Revitalize Our Native Foodways” brought to you by Director Sanjay Rawal and Executive Producers Jason Momoa and Brian Mendoza. If you are interested in attending, please contact the Program Office — programs@ihouse-nyc.org Synopsis: Gather follows the stories of natives on the frontlines of a growing movement to re […]

In Song and Spirit: A Musical Documentary

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Join us for a virtual film premiere of In Song and Spirit. Conceived by harpist Dr. Ashley Jackson, this musical documentary weaves together excerpts from Harriet Jacobs's memoir Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl with stories of Jackson's own family history and performances of African American spirituals. In Song and Spirit explores themes of migration, black womanhood, and the […]