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African Diaspora International Film Festival Not to be Missed Migration Stories May 31-June 2

*Historical and recent migrations have resulted in the merging of cultures and shared experiences. With its Migration Stories Film Series, the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) presents a rich palette of migration stories from around the world. From Barbadians finding their roots in Panama to Cubans finding their roots in Sierra Leone; with films […]

NYAFF Amazing 25th African Diaspora Lineup

*Opening Night of the 25th New York African Film Festival at Film Society of New York is tonight, May 16. Isaach de Bankolé (“Black Panther”), Angelique Kidjo and comedian Gina Yashere (“The Daily Show”) will attend as New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) filmmakers and special guests in this year’s amazing lineup of films in […]

Socially Conscious Jimmy Jean-Louis is ADFIFF’s 2016 Guest of Honor

*Socially conscious actor Jimmy Jean-Louis will be Guest of Honor of the 24th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival/ADFIFF in NYC. A “rags to riches” story, Haitian-born actor Jimmy Jean-Louis grew up in the slums of Pétionville, Haiti until age 12 before moving to France and then to Los Angeles where he settled in 1998 […]

ADIFF Holds Black Film Series May 27-29 Featuring Films by Sidney Poitier & Charles Burnett

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) is presenting its monthly film series. The center of attention will be on the work of independent filmmakers that focus on African-American experience. Included in the selection, there are two classic films: My Brother’s Wedding, a wise, funny, heartbreaking and timeless revelation now newly restored and re-edited by its director Charles Burnett, and […]

The Film Strip: Black Films You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

*As part of Black History Month, The African Diaspora International Film Festival has a series of films being shown at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York through  March 1. The ADIFF points out that the series has an international spin that puts the notion of Black History month in the perspective of a quest to […]