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NYADIFF 2017 - Wednesday, November 29th

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Teachers College, Columbia University

525 W 120th St

Milbank Chapel

New York, NY 10027

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Kirikou and the Sorceress

Wed Nov. 29 @ 11AM, - Teachers College, Chapel
Mon, Dec. 4 @ 11AM - Teachers College, Chapel
Fri, Dec. 8 @ 11 AM - Teachers College, Chapel

This animated film exquisitely recounts the tale of tiny Kirikou, born in an African village in which Karaba the Sorceress has placed a terrible curse. Kirikou sets out on a quest to free his village of the curse and find out the secret of why Karaba is so wicked. Michel Ocelot, 1998, 74 min, animated feature in English.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2017

CHILDREN OF DRUM - Q&A

WORLD PRMIERE

WED, NOV 29 @ 7:00PM - Chapel

RED CARPET @ 6:00PM

Children of Drum explores the developments in South African Journalism from 1950s when Drum magazine covered the struggle against the racist Apartheid regime, to the political changes since then that have affected the current state of journalism in South Africa. Directed by Larry Tung., USA/ South Africa , 2017, Documentary, 60 min, English.

Q&A after the screening.


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MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MEKEBA

Documents the life and work of the filmmakers associated with This powerful documentary retraces the life, music and activism of international star Miriam Makeba, one of the first African musicians to win international stardom. Miriam Makeba, whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots, was forced into exile in 1959. She sang for John F. Kennedy, performed with Harry Belafonte and Nina Simone, was married to Hugh Masekela and also to Stokely Carmichael.

Her life was tumultuous. She always stood for truth and justice. She fought for the oppressed, most importantly for black Africans, as a campaigner against apartheid. She died on November 2008 after a concert in Italy. Mika Kaurismäki’s documentary, traces fifty years of her music and her performing life. Through rare archive footage of her performances and through interviews with her contemporaries we discover the remarkable journey of Miriam Makeba. Directed by Mika Kaurismäki, South Africa / German,y 2011, documentar, 90 min, in English.

VIP reception after the screening.

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