Paulin Vieyra 7-DVD Box Set Available from African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF). This set includes Paulin Vieyra classics: Afrique sur Seine, Birago Diop, Môl, L’Envers du Décor – Ousmane Sembène: The Making of Ceddo, A Nation is Born, Lamb and Iba N’Diaye and a catalog of detailed history, timelines, highlights, testimonials and more.
In case you missed the Opening Night of the New York African Film Festival, here's a trailer for the documentary Kinshasa Symphony, which examines the extraordinary musical group L'Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste (Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra) from Democratic Republic of the Congo. About the festival: The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. … Continue reading Kinshasa Symphony Opened the New York African Film Festival
The 2011 edition of the popular African Film Festival features films from eight countries ranging from Ivory Coast to Mali. It moves from the claustrophobic din of one Cape Town flat to the frenetic sprawl of African immigrant culture across Europe, from hair salons in Ghana and Nigeria to an imagined future of an East … Continue reading African Film Festival, Berkeley: January 27-February 17, 2011