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15th Annual ADIFF Chicago - June 9 to 15, 2017

African Diaspora International Film Festival

Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM - Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:30 PM (CDT)

15th Annual ADIFF Chicago - June 9 to 15, 2017

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ADIFF Chicago Festival Pass Jun 15, 2017 $95.00 $5.74
ADIFF Chicago Weekend Pass (Fri-Sun) Jun 15, 2017 $75.00 $4.74
Sat, June 10 DAY PASS Jun 10, 2017 $35.00 $2.74
Sun, June 11 DAY PASS Jun 11, 2017 $25.00 $2.24
Fri, June 9 @ 6:30pm Afro-Latino Program - Q&A Jun 9, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Fri, June 9 @ 6:30pm Afro-Latino Program - Q&A - Std/Sen Jun 9, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Fri, June 9 @ 7:30pm - Everything But a Man - OPENING NIGHT Reception + Screening @ 8:30pm + Q&A Jun 9, 2017 $16.00 $1.79
Sat, June 10 @ 2pm - Gurumbe Jun 10, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Sat, June 10 @ 2pm - Gurumbe - Std/Sr Jun 10, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Sat, June 10 @ 4pm - Mary Lou Williams Jun 10, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Sat, June 10 @ 4pm - Mary Lou Williams - Std/Sr Jun 10, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Sat, June 10 @ 6pm - GALA: Paris Noir - Q&A and reception Jun 10, 2017 $15.00 $1.74
Sat. June 10 @ 7pm - Special Presentation: Adopted ID screening @ 8pm - Q&A Jun 10, 2017 $12.00 $1.59
Sun. June 11 @ 2pm - Guadeloupe Stories Jun 11, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Sun. June 11 @ 2pm - Guadeloupe Stories - Std/Sr Jun 11, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Sun. June 11 @ 4:15pm - Everything But a Man - Q&A & reception Jun 11, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Sun. June 11 @ 4:15pm - Everything But a Man - Q&A & reception - Std/Sr. Jun 11, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Sun. June 11 @ 5:30pm CENTERPIECE - Reception & screening of Naked Poet + Q&A at 6:45pm Jun 11, 2017 $15.00 $1.74
Mon. June 12 @ 6:30pm - Cell 512 Jun 12, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Mon. June 12 @ 6:30pm - Cell 512 - Std/Sr Jun 12, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Mon. June 12 @ 8:30pm - Naked Poet - Q&A Jun 12, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Mon. June 12 @ 8:30pm - Naked Poet - Q&A - Std/Sr. Jun 9, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Tue. June 13 @ 6:30pm - Montreal White City Jun 13, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Tue. June 13 @ 6:30pm - Montreal White City - Std/Sr Jun 13, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Tue. June 13 @ 8:30pm - Gurumbe Jun 13, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Tue. June 13 @ 8:30pm - Gurumbe - Std/Sr Jun 13, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Wed. June 14 @ 6:30pm - Masser's Republic Jun 14, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Wed. June 14 @ 6:30pm - Masser's Republic - Std/Sr Jun 14, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Wed. June 14 @ 8:30pm - Sins of the Flesh Jun 14, 2017 $10.00 $1.49
Wed. June 14 @ 8:30pm - Sins of the Flesh - Std/Sr Jun 14, 2017 $8.00 $1.39
Thu. Jun 15 @ 6:30pm - Special Presentation: Miriam Makeba - Q&A & reception Jun 15, 2017 $12.00 $1.59
Thu. June 15 @ 7:30pm CLOSING NIGHT - Reception & Hogtown screening @ 8:30pm + Q&A Jun 15, 2017 $12.00 $1.59
Thu. June 15 @ 7:30pm CLOSING NIGHT - Reception & Hogtown screening @ 8:30pm + Q&A - Group Rate Jun 15, 2017 $10.00 $1.49

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To celebrate its 15th Anniversary in Chicago, the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) - hosted by Facets Cinematheque and presented by ArtMattan Productionsts from June 9 to 15 - will present its most ambitious program to date in the Windy City. With 16 documentaries and fiction films set in The United States, Chile, Canada, South Africa, Haiti, Spain, France, Guadeloupe, The UK, Burkina Faso, and Egypt, ADIFF Chicago will celebrate 15 years of great cinema and great talks with new films, special events and revealing stories!

To find out more details about the line up, click on the films below.

Afro-Latino Program - Q&A

COMUNIDADES NEGRASFriday, June 9, 2017 @ 6:30PM 
Chicago Premiere!

AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM THE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS  (EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS) 
will be shown with  INVISIBLE ROOTS: AFRO-MEXICANS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Q&A with Lizz Mullis

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Everything But a Man – Opening Night Film - Q&A

slide_everythingFriday, June 9 @ 8:30pm 
Chicago Premiere!

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION @ 7:30PM
SCREENING @ 8:30PM
Q&A with director after the screening
Second screening on Sunday, June 11 @ 4:15pm

She’s Sexy, Strong, Successful… and still single. A successful African-American career woman has a life-changing romance […] Read More

 

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band

mary_lou_williams300dpiSaturday, June 10 @ 4pm  
Chicago Premiere!

From child prodigy to “Boogie-Woogie Queen” to groundbreaking composer to mentoring some of the greatest musicians of all time, Mary Lou Williams never ceased to astound those who […]

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BLACK PARIS – GALA, Q&A and Reception

BlackParisSliderSaturday, June 10  @ 6PM
Chicago Premiere!

Paris Noir – African Americans in the City of Light – Q&A
WHEN AFRICAN AMERICANS CAME TO PARIS  

Paris Noir – African Americans in the City of Light is an exciting, enlightening documentary on the presence of African-Amiricans in Paris […]  Read More

 

Adopted ID – Special Presentation & Q&A and Reception

IdoptedIDwideSaturday, June 10 @ 8pm
Chicago Premiere! 
Screening sponsored by the Dusable Association!       
RECEPTION @ 7PM 
SCREENING @ 8PM

This gripping observational documentary uncovers the extraordinary journey of 27 year old Judith Craig. Abandoned at birth, she bravely returns to where she […]  Read More


The Black Mozart in Cuba & Torments of Love

slide_blackmozartSunday, June 11 @ 2pm 
Chicago Premiere!

Stories from Guadeloupe: Torments of Love & Black Mozart in Cuba

Joseph Boulogne, Le Chevalier de St George, was a Black classical composer and violin virtuoso born in Guadeloupe in the mid 18th century.  Read More

 

The Naked Poet –  Centerpiece - Q&A and Reception

nakedpoetSunday, June 11, 2017
Chicago Premiere!

CENTERPIECE RECEPTION @ 5:30PM
SCREENING @ 6:45PM

Q&A with director after the screening  
Second screening on Monday, June 12 @ 8:30pm – Q&A

The NAKED POET (A Heart Divided) is the Story of a Poet called Lazarus. The […]Read More

 

Montreal, White City

slide_montrealwhitecityTuesday, June 13 @6:30PM
Chicago Premiere! 

Screening sponsored by The Quebec Government Office – Chicago 

One Christmas evening in Montreal, Amokrane, an Algerian taxi driver, picks up Kahina, a former Algerian pop star that he thought was dead.  […]  Read More

 

Sins of the Flesh

slide_sinsWednesday, June 14 @ 8:30pm
Chicago Premiere

A drama set against the Egyptian revolution as a back drop, the story is build around four people who live on a desert farm. It examines issues of love, revenge, passion and the […]

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Chicago, IL 60614

Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM - Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:30 PM (CDT)


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