may 19th-21st, 2017

At Maysles Cinema

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The African Who Wanted to Fly

Friday, May 19th, 7:00pm
(NY Premiere) Samantha Biffot, Belgium/France/Gabon/China, 2016, 70 min.
Followed by L’Échappée (NY Premiere) Jonathan Mason & Hamid Saïdji, Algeria, 2016, 20 min.

Allen Report: Retracing Transnational African Methodism

Saturday, May 20th, 2:00pm
(NY Premiere) Alanna Lockward, Dominican Republic, 2016, 76 min.

Naija Beta

Saturday, May 20th, 4:30pm
(NY Premiere) Arthur Musah, USA/Nigeria, 2016, 50 min.
Followed by Inheriting a Legacy (NY Premiere) Carmen Román, Peru, 2016, 12 min.

Kolwezi on Air

Saturday, May 20th, 6:30pm
Idriss Gabel, DR Congo/Belgium, 2016, 72 min.

Captain Thomas Sankara

Saturday, May 20th, 8:30pm
(NY Premiere) Christophe Cupelin, Switzerland, 2015, 90 min.

African Rhythmus

Sunday, May 21st, 2:00pm
(NY Premiere) Archival Footage, Senegal and Former USSR, 1966, 50 min.
Preceded by The First World Festival of Negro Arts. William Greaves, USA, 1968, 40 min.


So Far Away From Vietnam

Sunday, May 21st, 5:00pm
(NY Premiere) Laurence Gavron, France, 2016, 60 min.
Followed by Ousmane Sow (NY Premiere) Beatrice Soule, France, 1999, 26 min.

The Revolution Won’t Be Televised

Sunday, May 21st, 7:30pm
Rama Thiaw, Senegal, 2016, 110 min.