In May 2000 the Sixth African Film Festival at Lincoln center in New York presents the best of African film. The largest of its kind outside of Africa and the festivals most ambitious yet, this year's program will showcase films directed by Africans living in Africa, Europe and the Americas. Also showcased will be films by and about women.
Guests will be in for a treat: International singing star, actress and Ambassador of Peace, Miriam Makeba, will take part in the opening cermony, and sit in on panel discussions. Ms. Makebas acclaimed film "Come Back Africia" will be screened as well.
May 19th - 28th
165 West 65th Street
New York City 10023
Phone: 212 875-5416
June 3, 4, 10, 11
Brooklyn Museum of Art
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Phone: 718 638-5000
For all non-New Yorkers, the festival can be seen throughout the United States during its eight month tour. The festival will present dramas, comedies, documentaries and political pieces, a stellar line up of provocative and modern cinema.
For more information contact Jodie Becker Media at (212) 625-3696 or visit the website at africanfilmny.org.
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