ArtMattan Productions's Events (7)

November 28, 2013
Thursday
  • Festival International des Films de la Diaspora Africaine

  • Nov 28, 2013 to Dec 15, 2013
  • Location: Thalia Cinema
  • Description:

    - Le 21ème anniversaire de l’Africain Diaspora International Film Festival  -FIFDA en Français- sera célébré à New York du 29 novembre jusqu’au 15 décembre 2013 avec la présentation d’une vingtaine de productions françaises et francophones.  La Tunisie, Haïti, l’Algérie, l’Egypte, La République Démocratique du Congo, le Québec, la Suisse, Madagascar, la France, le Luxembourg, le Mali, le Maroc, le Sénégal, et la Guyane Française sont les pays et régions francophones mise à l’honneur dans FIFDA 2013.

     

    À l’affiche, une première mondiale basée sur une histoire vraie Raltat de Al Robbins.  Suite à une d'erreur d'identité grave, Mme Mohamed Atta, femme marocaine mariée à un homme du même nom que l’un des terroristes impliqué dans les évènements du 11 septembre au World Trade Center, est arrêtée par le FBI à JFK. Le film, tourné à Casablanca au Maroc et Washington DC, est une collaboration entre un réalisateur Afro-Américain et une maison de production marocaine.

    Une autre collaboration US/Afr

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March 10, 2013
Sunday
  • The Pirogue

  • Mar 10, 2013 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: Symphony Space's Thalia Cinema
  • Description:

    THE PIROGUE

    Sat, Mar 9 at 8 pm
    Sun, Mar 10 at 6 pm
    $14; Students, Seniors $12; Members $10.Co-presented by the The International Organization of La Francophonie.

    Best of the African Diaspora International Film Festival

    2012. Moussa Touré. 87 min. Senegal/France. Color.

    "Critics' Pick. A remarkably clear-eyed, quietly ambitious film. The most powerful thing about The Pirogue is the way it deals with emotionally charged events matter-of-factly, rather than melodramatically." - A.O. Scott, The New York Times

     

    Senegal, a West African nation on the Atlantic Ocean, was home to Africa’s greatest movie-maker, Ousmane Sembene. Today, Moussa Touré follows in the master’s footsteps with this drama of 30 men (and one woman, a stowaway) who set out on an illegal 7-day voyage to Spain – making the perilous trip in a pirogue – a boat resembling a vastly oversized dinghy. While sharing a common desire to build a better future, these men hail from different ethnic and religious backgrounds. The story grows

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March 9, 2013
Saturday
  • The Pirogue

  • Mar 9, 2013 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
  • Location: Symphony Space's Thalia Cinema
  • Description:

    THE PIROGUE

    Sat, Mar 9 at 8 pm
    Sun, Mar 10 at 6 pm
    $14; Students, Seniors $12; Members $10.Co-presented by the The International Organization of La Francophonie.

    Best of the African Diaspora International Film Festival

    2012. Moussa Touré. 87 min. Senegal/France. Color.

    "Critics' Pick. A remarkably clear-eyed, quietly ambitious film. The most powerful thing about The Pirogue is the way it deals with emotionally charged events matter-of-factly, rather than melodramatically." - A.O. Scott, The New York Times

     

    Senegal, a West African nation on the Atlantic Ocean, was home to Africa’s greatest movie-maker, Ousmane Sembene. Today, Moussa Touré follows in the master’s footsteps with this drama of 30 men (and one woman, a stowaway) who set out on an illegal 7-day voyage to Spain – making the perilous trip in a pirogue – a boat resembling a vastly oversized dinghy. While sharing a common desire to build a better future, these men hail from different ethnic and religious backgrounds. The story grows

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  • Return to Goree

  • Mar 9, 2013 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
  • Location: Symphony Space's Thalia Cinema
  • Description:

    RETURN TO GOREE

    Sat, Mar 9 at 6 pm
    $14; Students, Seniors $12; Members $10.Co-presented by the The International Organization of La Francophonie.

    Best of the African Diaspora International Film Festival

     

    2007. Pierre-Yves Borgeaud. 108 mins. Switzerland/Luxembourg. Color

    "Conversations ...and ...'genuineness' push Return to Gorée into the realm of unforgettable filmmaking." - Jonathan Curiel, San Francisco Chronicle

     

    Return to Gorée, tells of African singer, Youssou N'Dour and the epic journey he takes following the original path of the Atlantic slave trade in order to retrieve traditional jazz music and bring it back to Africa. He want to come to terms with the history of slavery and find a way to commemorate its victims on the island of Gorée, a place that has come to symbolize the slave trade.

    Guided in his mission by the Swiss jazz pianist, Moncef Genoud, Youssou N'Dour travels across the United States of America and Europe. Accompanied by some of the world's most exceptional musicians.

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January 28, 2013
Monday
  • The Pirogue by Moussa Toure (Senegal/France) Theatrical Release at Film Forum NYC

  • Jan 28, 2013 to Feb 5, 2013
  • Location: The Film Forum
  • Description:

    THE PIROGUE, DIRECTED BY MOUSSA TOURÉ

    Senegal, a West African nation on the Atlantic Ocean, was home to Africa’s greatest movie-maker, Ousmane Sembene. Today, Moussa Touré follows in the master’s footsteps with this drama of 30 men (and one woman, a stowaway) who set out on an illegal 7-day voyage to Spain – making the perilous trip in a pirogue – a boat resembling a vastly oversized dinghy. While sharing a common desire to build a better future, these men hail from different ethnic and religious backgrounds. The story grows from a finely delineated mosaic of personalities – reactions to the journey’s mounting danger – that span the emotional panoply of human experience. Touré’s compelling tale says as much about the universal nature of courage and perfidy as it does about the economic realities faced by so many of the world’s people. THE PIROGUE was featured in Cannes 2012, in the Un Certain Regard section.

    SENEGAL / FRANCE • 2012 • 87 MINS.
    IN FRENCH, WOLOF, AND AL PELAAR WITH ENGLISH

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April 27, 2012
Friday
  • MUSIC AND SOUL Film Series

  • Apr 27, 2012 at 2:00pm to Apr 29, 2012 at 6:00pm
  • Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Description:

    MUSIC & SOUL FILM SERIES
    Fri, April 27 to Sun, April 29, 2012

    THE MUSIC & SOUL FILM SERIES presents a selection of fictions and documentaries in which music gets into you at many different levels.

    The always entertaining 100% Arabica is a film that, in a comedic way, deals with religious extremism, political and religious corruption. The music of two of the greatest rai musicians, Khaled and Cheb Mami, is at the core of that story.


    Round Midnight by Bertrand Tavernier offers a story of friendship, human spirit and good music.

    The First Rasta, by French filmmaker Helene Lee is a film in which music, history, identity and social commentary come together as one powerful and poignant work of art.

    The Youssou N'Dour: Return to Goree (Senegal) screening will be followed, for the first time, by a special screening of the filmed concert given on Goree Island by Youssou N'Dour and his musicians!

    FILM SERIES DETAILED PROGRAM - FRENCH FILMS

    Saturday, April 28 @ 4PM

    100% Arabica (France/Algeria)

     

    Saturday,

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August 29, 2009
Saturday
  • La Nuit du Destin

  • Aug 29, 2009 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Description: Si vous voulez voir un film en Français de la diversité, venez à Teachers College, Columbia University le samedi 29 aout a 14h. Nous avons un film qui s'appelle "La Nuit du Destin" a propos d'un retraité musulman vivant à Paris qui est le témoin d'un meurtre. Le policier charge de l'enquête (Philippe Volter) découvre un Paris qu'il ne connaissait pas... Bon pour la détente et bon pour le français. Plus d'info a http://www.NYADFF.org.
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