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NYAFF: So Far Away From Vietnam

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

The 24th New York African Film Festival Presents:


So Far Away From Vietnam
(N.Y. Premiere)

Laurence Gavron, France, 2016, 60 min
The fall of Dien Bien Phu and the Geneva Agreements in 1954 signaled the end of a century of France’s presence in Indochina. Large numbers of soldiers from the colonies, particularly North Africa and Black Africa, were repatriated to their home countries – this is their story.

Screening with

Ousmane Sow (N.Y Premiere)

Beatrice Soule, France, 1999, 26 min
This film is a love story between a man and his sculpture, between a man and a woman, between a man and humanity.

Q&A with Laurence Gavron - Moderated by Malika Lee Whitney

Earlier Event: May 21
NYAFF: African Rhythmus