TEACHERS COLLEGE AFRICAN DIASPORA CINE CLUB
WHEN: Every last Friday of the month
WHERE: Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street
Train 1 or 9 to 116th street - walk uptown four blocks
Photo ID required to enter the building
WHAT: FREE screenings and discussions of films from Africa
and the African Diaspora. Refreshments will be served.
Friday, June 29 at 6:00pm
Refreshments will be served
In celebration of Black Music Mon th, ADFF is pround to present:
SONS OF BENKOS
France, 2003, 52min, documentary, Spanish with English subtitles, Lucas
Sons of Benkos is an entertaining documentary that explores the African
culture of Colombia through music. The film presents the music of the
Sons of Benkos, one the most important Black leaders in the fight for
freedom during the times of slavery in Colombia. The film also shows the
evolution of Afro-Colombian music over time through the fusion of Cuban
and contemporary African rhythms with traditional Afro-Columbian music.
DVDs and VHSs of films from Africa and the African Diaspora will be
available on sale on site!
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