All Events (17)

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November 26, 2022
Saturday
  • ADIFF Presents: The Desert Rocker

  • Nov 26, 2022 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Description:

    The Desert Rocker is an intimate, witty and profound portrait of the extraordinary Hasna El Becharia, a pioneer Gnawa artist. The first musician to break through the social barrier of this culture, she empowers and inspires women of all ages by recla

  • Created by: NY ADIFF
November 27, 2022
Sunday
  • ADIFF Presents: Dancing the Twist in Bamako

  • Nov 27, 2022 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
  • Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Description:

    Mali, 1962. The youth of Bamako dance the twist to rock and roll music newly imported from the West and dream of political renewal. Samba, a young socialist, falls for spirited Lara during one of his missions to the bush. To escape her forced marriag

  • Created by: NY ADIFF
November 28, 2022
Monday
  • ADIFF New York Presents: Haingosoa

  • Nov 28, 2022 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Cinema Village
  • Description:

    Haingo, a young single mother from Madagascar, struggles to pay the school fees of her six-year old daughter. A dance company proposes her a contract for a trial period. Haingo grabs this chance, leaves her family and moves to the capital city, Tanan

  • Created by: NY ADIFF
December 1, 2022
Thursday
  • ADIFF New York Presents: Fahavalo, Madagascar 1947

  • Dec 1, 2022 from 12:50pm to 1:50pm
  • Location: Cinema Village
  • Description:

    They were called fahavalo - enemies - because they rebelled in 1947 against French colonial authorities in Madagascar.

    Today, filmmaker Marie-Clémence Andri- amonta Paes takes us where the events took place, on a journey to meet the last witnesses. Th

  • Created by: NY ADIFF
December 2, 2022
Friday
  • ADIFF Presents: Adanggaman: Africans Making Slaves of Africans

  • Dec 2, 2022 from 1:20pm to 2:50pm
  • Location: Cinema Village
  • Description:

    In West Africa during the late 17th century, King Adanggaman leads a war against his neighboring tribes, ordering his soldiers to torch enemy villages, kill the elderly and capture the healthy tribesmen to sell to the European slave traders. When his

  • Created by: NY ADIFF
December 7, 2022
Wednesday
  • ADIFF Presents: Habiba, Love in Confinement

  • Dec 7, 2022 from 7:20pm to 8:50pm
  • Location: Cinema Village
  • Description:

    During the Covid pandemic, two lost souls find themselves confined together. Fettah is a music teacher locked up forever in his blindness, and Habiba is his student, a young lady fleeing the obscurantism of her village.

    The hotel where Habiba was stay

  • Created by: NY ADIFF
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December 30, 2022
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