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NYADIFF 2017 - Saturday, December 2nd

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TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

22 E 12th St

Chapel

New York, NY 10027

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Black Dju

SAT, Dec. 2 @ 1:00pm – TC Chapel

A young man named Dju, from Cape Verde - a former Portuguese colony in Africa - goes to Luxembourg to seek his father and winds up striking an unlikely friendship with an alcoholic policeman played by veteran French actor Philippe Léotard in one of his last roles. Features Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango and Cape Verdean songstress Cesaria Evora. Directed by Pol Cruchten, Portugal-Belgium-Lexumbourg, 1996, 76 min., color, drama


Horace Tapscott: Musical Griot

NY PREMIERE
SAT, Dec. 2 @ 3:00pm – TC Chapel

The life of Horace Tapscott is what happens when art embraces purpose to alter sociopolitical injustice, replacing it with beauty and hope. Directed by Barbara McCullough, USA, 2017, Documentary, 72 min, English.


Missing

WORLD PREMIERE
TUE, Nov. 28 @ 6pm – TC Chapel
Sat, Dec. 2 @ 5:30pm – TC Chapel


After a vain search for her husband's remains, the widow of a Brazilian political prisoner creates a symbolic closure to stop mourning and return to life. Directed by Ana Dandarah, Brazill, 2017, Drama, 16 min, Drama, Portuguese.

Never Came Back

NY Premiere
TUE, Nov. 28 @ 6pm – TC Chapel
SAT, Dec. 2 @ 5:30pm – TC Chapel

A carefully observed debut, shot in bleary, melancholy black and white, Never Came Back chronicles the return of a long absent patriarch to the arms of his ambivalent family after a period of twenty-five years. This timely, emotionally resonant narrative feature grapples with the lasting repercussions of incarceration on the African-American

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NY PREMIERE
SAT, Nov 25 @3:30pm – TC Chapel
SAT, Dec. 2 @ 8:00pm – TC Chapel

Abike, a Nigerian born oil industry executive and a Christian, is driving to a friend's house by way of rural roads. When she realizes her tank is needling towards empty, she pulls into the only station she can find. There she is greeted by Scot, a local who inherited his business from his grandfather. Scott has never met anyone like Abike and she patiently dissects his assumptions about her and her life with humor and gravity, before leaving him to ponder their commonalties and her power. Directed by KPage Stuart Valdes, USA, 2017, Dama, 16 min, English.

Created Equal

NY PREMIERE
SAT, Nov 25 @3:30pm – TC Chapel
SAT, Dec. 2@ 8:00pm – TC Chapel

This later drama by acclaimed filmmaker Bill Duke (Hoodlum, Sister Act II, Dark Girls) follows a cocky, up-and-coming attorney who begrudgingly takes on a case to sue the Archdiocese of New Orleans for sex discrimination; after a woman, who's desperate to become a priest, solicits his help. Directed by Bill Duke, USA, 2017, Drama/ Thriller, 91 min, English.

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