Screenings

New York University  

April 2016
Essential Cinema @ Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Galway African Film Fest  

June 2015
@ Galway, Ireland
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OFFest Macedonia  

June 1, 2015, 20:00
@ Skopje, Macedonia 
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NOVA Film Fest

Monday April 13, 2015 
@ Angelika Mosaic
Fairfax, VA 
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Sauti za Busara Fest

Sunday February 15, 2015
@ Stone Town, Zanzibar 
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Osterville Cinemathique

January 9, 2015, 7:30 PM
@ Osterville Public Library 
Tickets Available at the door  
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Africa in Motion Film Fest 

Octobter 26, 2014, 7 PM
@ Edinburgh 
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Warsaw Film Fest  

October 12, 15, 18, 2014 
@ Warsaw, Poland

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Centro Cultural de Cartaxo

October 2, 2014 
@ Cartaxo, Portugal 

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LINCOLN CENTER SOUND + VISION

August 3, 2014, 2:30PM
@ New York, NY

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FILM INITIATIV KOLN

August 2, 2014, TBD
@ Cologne, GERMANY

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REGINA PUBLIC THEATRE

July 31-August 3, 2014
@ Regina, SK 

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LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS

July 27, 2014, 3PM
@ New York, NY with globalFEST

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ZANZIBAR INTL FILM FEST

June 18, 2014, 4:25 PM
@ Hilton, ZANZIBAR

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SAN FRANCISCO BLACK FILM FEST

June 12, 2014, 6:00 PM
@ Dolby Lab Theater

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BERLIN SCREENING w SAHEL CALLING

June 2, 2014, 8:00 PM 
@ Berlin, GERMANY

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HELSINKI AFRICAN FILM FEST

May 18, 2014, 6:30 PM 
@ Helsinki, FINLAND

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NY AFRICAN FILM FEST

May 16, 2014, 7 PM. Post-screening reception at Maysles Cinema.
@ New York, NY 

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CURACAO INTL FILM FEST

April 2014  
@ Willemstad, CURACAO

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TALKFEST PORTUGAL

MAR 2014  
@ Lisbon, PORTUGAL

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PAN AFRICAN FILM FEST

FEB 10, 7:25 PM & FEB 15, 5:40 PM  
@ Los Angeles, CA 

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VICTORIA FILM FEST

FEB 15, 2014, 6PM 
@ Victoria, BC, CANADA 

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INTL FILM FEST ROTTERDAM

JAN 24, 2014, 8:30 PM 
@ Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS 

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AFRICAN DIASPORA INTL FILM FEST-NEW YORK 

DEC 8, 2013, 3PM @ Quad Cinema (New York, NY) 
DEC 10, 2013, 8:30 PM @ Columbia Teacher's College

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DOC LOUNGE SWEDEN

NOV 1, 2013, Stockholm More Info
NOV 7, 2013, Göteborg More Info
@ Doc Lounge, SWEDEN 

BLOOR CINEMA 

OCT 28, 2013, 6:30PM
The film will be shown at the HOT DOCS Bloor Cinema in collaboration with the Canadian Royal Music Conservatory with special guest Kiran Ahluwalia. 
@ Toronto, CANADA

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WOMEX WORLD MUSIC EXPO

OCT 24, 2013, 3PM
IMZ World Music Film Festival  
@ Cardiff, WALES 

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KAUNAS INTL FILM FEST

SEPT 30, 2013, 20:00, M. K. Žilinskas Art Gallery
OCT 13, 2013 21:00, Cinema "Skalvija"

@ Kaunas, LITHUANIA

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WORLD MUSIC & INDEPENDENT FILM FEST 

AUG 23, 2013, 9PM (Washington, DC) 
@ Navy Memorial Museum, Burke Theater  

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WOODS HOLE FILM FEST 

JULY 29, 2013, 7PM (Woods Hole, MA)
@ The Community Hall 

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CHICAGO INTL MOVIES & MUSIC FEST

APRIL 21, 2013, 5 & 7PM (Chicago, IL)
@ The Society for the Arts

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FESTIVALS

Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival (Edinburgh & Glasgow), Oct/Nov 2014

Vancouver Biennale “Open Borders” (Vancouver, BC), 2014

San Francisco Black Film Festival (CA), June 2014

Zanzibar International Film Festival (Zanzibar), June 2014

New York African Film Festival (NY), May 2014

Helsinki African Film Festival (Finland), May 2014

Curacao International Film Festival (Curacao), April 2014

Victoria Film Festival (BC), February 2014

Pan African Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA), February 2014

International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands), January 2014

NY African Diaspora Film Festival (New York, NY), December 2013

WOMEX IMZ World Music Film Festival (Cardiff, Wales), October 2013

Kaunas International Film Festival (Lithuania), October 2013

World Music and Independent Film Festival (Washington, DC), August 2013

Woods Hole Film Festival (Cape Cod, MA), July 2013 

Chicago International Music and Movies Festival--CIMMFest (Chicago, IL), April 2013

SCREENINGS

UC Santa Barbara Multicultural Center (Santa Barbara, CA) November 2014  

Lincoln Center Sound + Vision Series (New York, NY), August 2014

FilmInitiativ Köln (Cologne, Germany), August 2014 

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Screening with globalFEST (New York, NY) July 2014

Regina Public Theatre (Regina, SK, Canada), July-August 2014 

Berlin Community Screening with Sahel Calling (Germany), June 2014

Mali Kalanso Fundraiser Screening at Balboa Theater (San Francisco, CA), May 2014

University of Denver Screening (Denver, CO), April 2014

New York University Screening (NY), April 2014

Ramapo College (NJ), April 2014

Talkfest (Lisbon, Portugal), March 2014

Phoenix Society for the Arts, No Festival Required (Phoenix, AZ) December 2013

Doc Lounge (Sweden), November 2013

HOT DOCS Bloor Cinema with Canadian Music Conservatory (Toronto), October 2013

Skoll World Forum “Festival in Exile” Short (London), June 2013 

Fairfield Theatre Company “Films that Rock” (Fairfield, CT), June 2013