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Women in Front of and Behind the Camera film series – 2012/03/30
Lieu/Venue: Teachers College, Columbia University

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WOMEN IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE CAMERA
FILM SERIES

Fri, March 30 to Sun, April 1, 2012
Teachers College, Columbia University

525 West 120th Street Tel: 212-864-1760
e-mail: info@NAYDIFF.org


The African Diaspora Film Festival, The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, Teachers College, Columbia University and WBAI invite you to Celebrate Women’s History Month at Teachers College, Columbia University from March 30 to April 1 with a program of revealing and provocative films by and about women.

Friday, March 30 at 6pm, FREE screening of award-winning film from Egypt « Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story » about gender war in Egypt and women who fight back.

On Saturday and Sunday films from Ghana, Cuba, Sudan, and the USA will be screened including:

* Sinking Sands by award-winning director Leila Djansi starring Jimmy-Jean Louis (the Hero), a film from Ghana that cuts across race and sex, demands answers and self-evaluation from individuals in all types of bondage, especially WOMEN;

* Cuba: An African Odyssey by award-winning Egyptian director Jihan El Tahari about the role of Cuba in the liberation movement in Africa;

* The Healing Passage, Voices From The Water by S. Pearl Sharp which explores how arts can help us reflect on the Middle Passage;

* Cinema in Sudan: conversations with Gadalla Gubara by Frederique Cifuentes the portray of great Sudanese filmmaker Gadalla Gubara (1920-2008), one of the pioneers of cinema in Africa;

* A program of shorts by independent American women filmmakers. There will be a Q&A after the screening.


FILM SERIES DETAILED PROGRAM

Friday, March 30 @ 6PM
FREE SCREENING
SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY (Egypt)

SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012 @ 3:30PM
CINEMA IN SUDAN: CONVERSATIONS WITH GADALLA GUBARA

SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012 @ 5PM
CUBA, AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY (Egypt/Cuba)

SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012 @ 2PM
THE HEALING PASSAGE, VOICES FROM THE WATER (USA)

SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012 @ 4PM
SHORTS PROGRAM (USA)

SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012 @ 6PM
SINKING SANDS (Ghana)



WHAT: WOMEN IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE CAMERA FILM SERIES

WHEN: March 30 – April 1, 2012


WHERE:
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street – Room 263 Macy
New York, NY 10027
United States
Train 1 to 116th Street
FREE PARKING on weekends
Photo ID required to enter the building


Ticket price:
* Free on 3/30
* , for seniors and students per show on 3/31 and 4/1
* Weekend pass:

Tel: (212) 864-1760

Buy Weekend Pass Online HERE
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/238172

Buy tickets for a specific show HERE
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/104161

Thanks to Media Sponsor:
The WOMEN IN FRONT AND BEHIND THE CAMERA FILM SERIESis made possible thanks to the support of the following institutions and individuals: ArtMattan Productions; the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, Teachers College, Columbia University; the New York City Council in the Arts; WBAI and public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.