Films: 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»

About The Director: 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»

About The Director: 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»

About The Director: 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»

Community Programs: 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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National Traveling Series: 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, read more»

Venues: 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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Festival: 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»