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AFF 26: Migrants & About Bintou

  • Maysles Cinema 343 Malcolm X Boulevard New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Saturday, June 8th, 5pm

Abdou Lahat Fall, Senegal, 2018, 60m
In Wolof and French with English subtitles
Senegalese filmmaker Abdou Lahat Fall and his camera act as investigators in Migrants, where he is provoked to raise questions about why many African migrants into Europe withstand the pain of being without jobs or a future and subject themselves to homelessness or being hunted down by the police.

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Dezhou Li, China, 2019, 13min
French, Chinese, Bambara, English, Arabic with English Subtitles
About Bintou is a short documentary about an African female Muslim student’s life in Guangzhou, China. Bintou will talk about the challenges of being an African student in China. She will also talk about the difficulties she’s having now, of being an African and a Muslim woman. She would love people to understand her as an independent Muslim woman by sharing her ambitions and thoughts against the stereotype ideology towards Muslim women in society nowadays.

This program is part of the African Film Festival.

Earlier Event: June 8
AFF 26: Shorts Program
Later Event: June 8
AFF 26: The Sound of Masks