New Directions in African Cinema Series: March 8 – 29

This week kicks off a collaboration between the BFC/A and Graduate Students in African Studies at IU.  We will be hosting a film series featuring contemporary films by African filmmakers; the series will take place Thursday evenings in March.

3/8 AFRICAN/AMERICAN?  Three short films about reconciling African and American identities.  Screening followed by a discussion with three African graduate students.

3/22 SCI-FI FLICKS Two short films from Kenya & South Africa that imagine distinct dystopias.

3/29 AFRICAN ACTION Recent Congolese feature-length hit Viva Riva.  Post-screening discussion led by visiting professor Dr. Walton Muyumba (AAADS).

All the screenings will take place at 7:00 pm at the Black Film Center/Archive and will be followed by moderated discussions.

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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