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NYADIFF 2017 - Tuesday, Nov. 28th

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Teachers College, Columbia University

525 W 120th St

New York, NY 10027

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Filling the Gap

TUE, Nov. 28th @ 11pm- TC Chapel
WED, Dec. 6 @ 11pm - Cinema Village

Conceived as an effort to alter the way African-American children see themselves and their ancestors, this docu-drama highlights the inventive and inspired contributions of African-Americans in the 1840s, the period leading to the Civil War in American History. Directed by Tyrone Young, USA, 2010, Docu-drama 83 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. Shown with NEVER CAME BACK

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

Black Cop

NY PREMIERE
TUE, Nov. 28 @ 8:30pm – TC Chapel
THU, Nov. 30 @ 8:30pm – MIST Harlem
Friday, Dec. 1 @9:10 pm – Cinema Village


A Black police officer (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) seeks revenge after being egregiously profiled and assaulted by his colleagues, in this searing political satire by actor-director Cory Bowles (Trailer Park Boys). Directed by Cory Bowles, Canada, 2017, Drama, 91 min, English.

Afro-Latino Program

THE VALLEY OF BLACK DESCENDANTS (EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS)

NY PREMIERE
SUN, Nov. 26 @ 7pm – TC 179GD
TUE, Nov 28 @7pm – TC 179GD

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 the history of Chile. Their aim is to get official recognition from the State that has concealed their culture and African identity for more than 200 years. Directed by Richard Salgado, Chile, 2017, 52 min, Short Documentary, Spanish with English subtitle.


THE INVISIBLE COLOR: BLACK IS MORE THAN A COLOR

WORLD PREMIERE
SUN, Nov. 26 @ 7pm – TC 179GD
TUE, Nov 28 @7pm – TC 179GD


This latest documentary by the Dean of Afro-Cuban Cinema Sergio Giral investigates the black Cuban exile community in South Florida, since the first wave of political refugees in the 1959 revolutionary aftermath, to today. It tracks its presence throughout the region, and highlights its contribution to Miami’s civic culture through testimonies and visual documentation. Directed by Sergio Giral, USA, 2017, Documentary, 47 min, English.


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