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10th Annual African Diaspora INTERNATIONAL Film Festival – Chicago June 14-21, 2012



Facets Multimedia and the African Diaspora International Film Festival will celebrate 10 years of collaboration in the production of a festival that has brought to the imagination of people films such as: The Tracker, Kirikou and The Sorceress, Gospel Hill, Massai, The Rain Warriors, Sia, The Dream of the Python, Made In Jamaica and many more.


South Africa, Surinam, The United States, Brazil, Cuba and Cameroon are some of the countries represented in the 10th African Diaspora International Film Festival-Chicago. Click on any of the links below and discover the great films presented in the festival this year!



ALLIANCE FRANCAISE

LES OUBLIES DE L’HISTOIRE (THE FORGOTTEN)
Director: Hassan Benjelloun; 2010; 105 min;
MOROCCO

Thursday, June 14 @ 6PM
Screening followed by a glass of French wine.



FACETS CINEMATHEQUE

OPENING NIGHT FILM
WELCOME TO PINE HILL
Director: Keith Miller; 2012, 80min USA

Friday, June 15 @ 6:30PM – Opening Night
Q&A and Reception

Sunday, June 17 @ 5PM
Q&A after the screening


GOLDEN SCARS
Director: Alexandrine Boudreault; 2010; 61 min
CANADA /CUBA

Friday, June 15 @ 9PM

Screening sponsored by the Quebec Government Office Chicago


LES OUBLIES DE L’HISTOIRE (THE FORGOTTEN)
Director: Hassan Benjelloun; 2010; 105 min;
MOROCCO

Saturday, June 16 @ 2PM



NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
Director: John Kani; 2008, 78 min
SOUTH AFRICA

Saturday, June 16 @ 4PM
Thursday, June 21 @ 6:30PM

Sponsored by the South African Consulate General: Chicago


COME BACK AFRICA
Director: Lionel Rogosin; 1960, 83 min
SOUTH AFRICA

Saturday, June 16 @ 6PM
Q&A and reception after the screening.


Thursday, June 21 @ 8:30PM

Sponsored by the South African Consulate General: Chicago




JESSE OWENS
Director: Laurens Grant, 2012, 60 min
USA

Reception at 7:30pm
Meet Jesse Owens daughters and film director Laurens Grant!
Saturday, June 16 @ 8:30PM

Q&A after the screening


ONE PEOPLE (WAM PIPEL)
Director: Pim de la Parra, 1976, 111 min
SURINAM / THE NETHERLANDS

Sunday, June 17 @ 1PM Screening sponsored by the Center for Black Diaspora at DePaul University

Wednesday, June 20 @ 6:30PM



FILLING THE GAP
Director: Tyrone Young, 2010, 83 min
USA

Sunday, June 17 @ 3PM


TAXIPHONE
Director: Mohammed Soudani, 2010, 94 min
SWITZERLAND / ALGERIA

Sunday, June 17 @ 7:30PM
Reception @ 6:30pm
Sponsored by the Consulate General of Switzerland – Chicago


THE BIG BANANA
Director: Franck Bieleu, 2011, 85min
CAMEROON

Monday, June 18 @ 6:30PM


ABDIA DO NASCIEMENTO
Director: Aida Marques, 2011, 95 min
BRAZIL

Monday, June 18 @ 8:30PM



THE FIRST RASTA
Director: Helene Lee, 2011, 90 min
JAMAICA / FRANCE

Tuesday, June 19 @ 6:30PM


SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY
Director: Yousry Nasrallah, 2009, 135 min
EGYPT

Tuesday, June 19 @ 8:30PM


PARRADOX
Director: In-soo Radstake, 2010, 89 min
THE NETHERLANDS

Wednesday, June 20 @ 6:30PM


DVDs of films from Africa and the African Diaspora will be on sale at the venue. per DVD; for 2 DVDs; for three DVDs and for each additional DVD.

Thanks to Sponsors:
The 10th Annual African Diaspora Film Festival-Chicago is made possible thanks to the generous support of the following institutions: Facets Cinemateque, ArtMattan Productions, The Alliance Francaise de Chicago, the Center for Black Diaspora at DePaul University, the South African Consulate General, Chicago; the Quebec Government Office – Chicago, the Consulate General of Switzerland – Chicago, Akasuba and TV5 Monde.

WHAT:
10th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival – Chicago

WHEN:
June 14-June 21, 2012

WHERE:
Alliance Française Chicago and Facets Multimedia

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
810 North Dearbon Street
Special screening – Thursday, June 14
6pm Les Oublies de l’Histoire/ The Forgotten
8:30pm Enjoy a glass of red wine after the screening

FACETS CINEMATHEQUE
1517 W. Fullerton Ave.
Fri, June 15 to Thu, June 21


TICKET PRICE
June 14:
June 15 @ 6:30pm: – includes Opening Night Reception
General admission: per show

For more information and tickets visit http://www.NYADIFF.org.


AFRICAN DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD!

ADIFF CHICAGO
FACETS CINEMATHEQUE
June 14-21, 2012

ADIFF WASHINGTON DC
in DC – August 24-26, 2012

ADIFF PARIS
September 7-9, 2012

20th Annual Anniversary ADIFF NY
Nov. 23 to Dec. 11, 2012