FSLC Announces Lineup for 23rd New York African Film Festival This May

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and African Film Festival, Inc. announce THE LINEUP for the 23rd New York African Film Festival, May 4-10. Marking the 50th anniversary of Ousmane Sembène’s celebrated first feature, Black Girl, the 2016 festival is presented under the banner “Modern Days, Ancient Nights: 50 Years of African Filmmaking.” Opening with…

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African film expert to discuss the work of the “Father of African cinema”

Release Date: April 11, 2016  “I think the issues that Sembene addresses are issues that we’re facing now when we look at Africa and other parts of the world.” Lillian Williams, associate professor of transnational studies University at Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. – Françoise Pfaff, a Fulbright scholar and pioneer of African American film studies, will visit…

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