• Kinshasa Symphony
  • Director: Claus Wischmann and Martin Baer
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo and Germany
    Year: 2010
    Running Time: 95 min
    Language: French and Lingala

    Picture 200 musicians playing Beethoven’s Ninth in the Congo! The film follows West Africa’s only symphonic … read more»

  • Claus Wischmann
  • Biography: Claus Wischmann is an author, director, and executive director at Sounding Images. After studying the piano, he wrote and directed over 40 documentaries and television features; he has also recorded concerts and made documentary portraits. His films have been … read more»

  • Martin Baer
  • Biography: Martin Baer is a cinematographer, author, and director. He has made television features and documentaries and has also filmed many opera productions, concerts, and stage plays. As an author, director, and cinematographer, his documentaries mainly focus on historical topics … read more»

  • Martin Baer and Claus Wischmann
  • Biography: Martin Baer is a cinematographer, author, and director. He has made television features and documentaries and has also filmed many opera productions, concerts, and stage plays. As an author, director, and cinematographer, his documentaries mainly focus on historical topics … read more»

  • 2012 AFF Summer Series
  • AFRO-CUBAN FILM NIGHT

    Friday, July 6th – 6:00 pm

    LOCATION Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx (161st Street and Grand Concourse)
    RAIN VENUE The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse
    LIVE PERFORMANCE The Cimarron Project featuring Roman Diaz

    FILM
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  • 16th National Traveling Series
  • FEATURED FILMS

    ONE WAY, A TUAREG JOURNEY
    Fabio Caramaschi, Italy/Niger, 2010, 52min.
    Caramaschi’s inspirational documentary chronicles a separated family’s slow, fractured emigration from Niger to Italy, and the adversity and opportunities they find there.

    LEZARE (FOR TODAY)
    Zelalem Woldemariam, Ethiopia, read more»

  • 2011 African Music & Film
  • Location: Charles A. Dana Center Lawn, Central Park, Manhattan
    Date: Sunday, August 7, 2011
    Time: 7:30 pm

    FILMS: Kinshasa Symphony
    Music & Dance: Mor Dior Bamba and Toper the Top Band

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  • 18th NY African Film Festival
  • 18th New York African Film Festival (April 2 – May 21, 2011)

    African Film Festival Inc. and Film Society of Lincoln Center present the 18th edition of the New York African Film Festival. A multi-venue two-month celebration of African arts … read more»