The New York African Film Festival (NYAFF)

Sunday, May 17th  2:00 PM

The New York African Film Festival (NYAFF)

The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo                                                                                      

Yaba Badoe, Ghana, 2014, 78 min

The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo explores the artistic contribution of one of Africa's foremost women writers. Director Badoe charts Aidoo's creative journey over seven decades, from colonial Ghana, through the tumultuous era of independence, to a more sober present day Africa where nurturing women's creative talent remains as hard as ever.

BPT: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1596913

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/105223124

Sunday, May 17th, 4:00pm

The New York African Film Festival (NYAFF)

Mind of a Chef: Senegal

Claudia Woloshin, USA, Senegal, 2013,  23 min.

Travel to Senegal with Chef Sean Brock to understand how West Africa influenced the ingredients of America.

Networks of Hate

Rokhaya Diallo, France, 2014, 52 min                                  

When Rokhaya Diallo, an avid user of social media, received a tweet inciting othersā€™ to rape her for her liberal views, the battle against hate speech became personal. Networks of Hate documents her journey for justice.

Q&A with director Rokhaya Diallo to follow screening.

BPT: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1596914

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/904345596296630/