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ADIFF WASHINGTON DC 2017

African Diaspora International Film Festival

Friday, August 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

ADIFF WASHINGTON DC 2017

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Festival Pass   more info Jul 31, 2017 $80.00 $4.99
Festival Pass   more info Aug 18, 2017 $110.00 $6.49
Day Pass - Saturday Aug 19, 2017 $50.00 $3.49
Day Pass - Sunday Aug 20, 2017 $45.00 $3.24
Fri @ 4pm - Rosa Chumbe Aug 18, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Fri @ 4pm - Rosa Chumbe - Students / Seniors Aug 18, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Fri @ 6:30pm - Opening Night VIP Pass - Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba, VIP reception, Black Enough screening & Q&A   more info Aug 18, 2017 $35.00 $2.74
Fri @ 6:30pm - Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba Aug 18, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Fri @ 6:30pm - Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba - Students / Seniors Aug 18, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Fri @ 7:30pm - Opening Night: Not Black Enough - VIP Catered Reception, Film & Q&A   more info Aug 18, 2017 $25.00 $2.24
Fri @ 9pm - Opening Night: Not Black Enough - Film & Q&A only   more info Aug 18, 2017 $15.00 $1.74
Sat @ 10am - Afro-Latino Program Aug 19, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sat @ 10am - Afro-Latino Program - Students / Seniors Aug 19, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sat @ 12pm - Rosa Chumbe Aug 19, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sat @ 12pm - Rosa Chumbe - Students / Seniors Aug 19, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sat @ 2pm - Egypt Past and Present program: Sins of the Flesh, Nasser's Republic & Panel   more info Aug 19, 2017 $20.00 $1.99
Sat @ 2pm - Sins of the Flesh - Egypt Past & Present Program Aug 19, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sat @ 2pm - Sins of the Flesh - Egypt Past & Present Program - Students / Seniors Aug 19, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sat @ 4:30pm - Nasser's Republic - Film and Panel Egypt Past & Present Aug 19, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sat @ 4:30pm - Nasser's Republic - Film and Panel Egypt Past & Present - Students / Seniors Aug 19, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sat @ 7pm - Sweet Bottom Aug 19, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sat @ 7pm - Sweet Bottom - Students / Seniors Aug 19, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sat @ 9pm - Naked Poet Aug 19, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sat @ 9pm - Naked Poet - Students / Seniors Aug 19, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sun @ 10am - Cell 512 Aug 20, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sun @ 10am - Cell 512 - Students / Seniors Aug 20, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sun @ 12:20pm - Seasons of a Life - Q&A Skype Aug 20, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sun @ 12:20pm - Seasons of a Life - Q&A Skype - Students / Seniors Aug 20, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sun @ 3pm - Toussaint L'ouverture Part 1&2 Pass Aug 20, 2017 $20.00 $1.99
Sun @ 3pm - Toussaint Part 1 - Haiti Past & Present Program Aug 20, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sun @ 3pm - Toussaint Part 1 - Haiti Past & Present Program - Students / Seniors Aug 20, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sun @ 4:45pm - Toussaint Part 2 - Haiti Past & Present Program Aug 20, 2017 $13.00 $1.64
Sun @ 4:45pm - Toussaint Part 2 - Haiti Past & Present Program - Students / Seniors Aug 20, 2017 $11.00 $1.54
Sun @ 6pm - CLOSING NIGHT Independencia - Reception & Film Aug 20, 2017 $20.00 $1.99

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ADIFF D.C. 2017

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 

ROSA CHUMBERosaBus

 

Friday, August 18, 2017 @4pm
Washington, D.C. Premieres

 

Critically acclaimed Rosa Chumbe is a rare film from Peru where the multiculturalism and multiracialism of Peruvien society is present everywhere.Rosa is a mature police officer with both a gambling and a drinking problem. She lives with her daughter Sheila, who has a little baby. One day [...] Read More

 

MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA

Friday, August 18, 2017 @6:30pm

Miriam Makeba was one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. Miriam Makeba was forced into exile in 1959. She sang for John F. Kennedy, performed […] Read More  

 

NOT BLACK ENOUGH - Q&A  

OPENING NIGHT FILM!
VIP Catered reception @ 7:30PM

Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 9pm

Washington, D.C. Premieres

Not Black Enough is a film about class warfare and the cross-tides that African-Americans are dealing with within the black community. The film takes a sometimes humorous, always personal, brutally honest and insightful look into a seldom-explored phenomenon that is pervasive in […] Read More

 

SATURDAY,  AUGUST 19

AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM COMUNIDADES NEGRAS

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @10am

THE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS (EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS) & INVISIBLE ROOTS: AFRO-MEXICANS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Washington, D.C. Premieres

Washington, D.C. Premiere In the Azapa Valley (Chile), an oasis in the driest desert in the world, a group of descendants of enslaved men and women brought from Africa are organizing the first African census in […] Read More    

 

GURUMBE: AFRO-ANDALOUSIENNE MEMORIESgurumbe

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 12pm

Washington, D.C. Premieres

Flamenco is synonymous with Spanish culture. Since its inception, theorists have sidelined the fundamental contribution of Afro-Andalusians. Commercial exploitation of the American colonies brought hundreds of Africans to Spain to be sold as slaves, forming a population who over time managed to gain space in […] Read More  

 

SINS OF THE FLESHsins of the flesh

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 2pm

Washington, D.C. Premieres

Part of EGYPT PAST AND PRESENT PROGRAM

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

 

NASSER'S REPUBLIC: THE MAKING OF MODERN EGYPT File picture of protesters, who are against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, reacting in Tahrir Square in Cairo

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 2pm

Part of Egypt Past and Present program + PANEL after screening

NASSER’S REPUBLIC: THE MAKING OF MODERN EGYPT is the first film for an American audience about Gamal Abdel Nasser, one of the Arab world’s most transformative leaders. In 1952, as an unknown young Egyptian colonel, […] Read More    

 

 SWEET BOTTOM

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 7pm

Washington, D.C. Premiere

Roy Ashby, who immigrated to Brooklyn as a child returns to Barbados as a deportee. A chef by trade, Roy cannot get a job without a Police Certificate of Character. In Brooklyn, Roy’s […] Read More

 

NAKED POET slide_nakedpoet-438x246

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 9pm

Washington, D.C. Premiere

The Naked Poet (A Heart Divided) is the Story of a Poet called Lazarus. The film explores the relationships between his friends, family and lovers. Can a man be in love with more than one woman? Do the sins of the father visit the […] Read More  

 

SUNDAY,  AUGUST 19 

CELL 512 Cell512

Sunday, August 20, 2017 @10am

Washington, D.C. Premiere

Honorine, a married woman from a modest background with two young children and a loving husband is involved in a car accident that causes the death of a 17-year-old boy. The young man was the son of a rich and vindictive business man who makes […] Read More  

 

SEASONS OF A LIFE - Q&A SKYPE slide_seasons-438x246

Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 12:20pm

A housemaid, who is sexually abused by her boss and made pregnant, is forced to give up her son in order to go on with her education. Six years later, she comes back to claim her son. From Malawi comes this moving story […] Read More    

 

TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE - PART 1 & 2 tousaint

Sunday, August 20, 2017– PART 1 @3pm , PART 2 @4:45pm

At only eight years old, Toussaint Louverture was marked forever after witnessing a grave tragedy befall his enslaved father. Over two decades later—as an adult and a free man—Louverture enlists his military genius and political acumen to lead the […] Read More      

 

 

INDEPENDENCE (INDEPENDENCIA) INDEPENDÊNCIA resize

CLOSING NIGHT FILM!
Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 6pm

Reception @ 6pm, Screening @ 7pm

Washington, D.C. Premiere

Independence depicts Angola’s struggle for liberation from Portugal as one of the last African countries to free itself from colonial rule. The film, set from 1961 to 1974, starts with memories of colonial subjugation and highlights the stages of resistance through the testimonies of […] Read More

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GWU Marvin Center
800 21st Street NW
Washington DC 20052

Friday, August 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 9:00 PM (EDT)


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