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12th Annual New African Films Festival (NAFF 2016)
12ème édition.

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AFI Silver is proud to host the 12th annual New African Film Festival, co-presented by AFI, Africa World Now Project and afrikafé. This year’s festival showcases the vibrancy of African filmmaking from all corners of the continent.

African Marketplace
March 12, 1:00-7:00

New this year, AFI Silver hosts an African Marketplace on Saturday, March 12, presented by Fenton Street Market. From 1:00-7:00 p.m., ticketholders* can shop local vendors selling African home goods, clothing, books and art in the atrium lobby. Vendors are still being added to the marketplace; early confirmations include pan-African book seller Tutu’s Storybooks, African textile clothing designer Ankara Streets by Jess, Ethiopian painter and fine artist Fetun Amedie, jewelry and housewares artists South African Bazaar Craft Cooperative and pan-African home goods, accessories and apparel merchant Ode Studio ODE.

*A ticket to a film is required to visit the African Marketplace.
No passes accepted.

Opening Night: LAMB – Ethiopia
NECKTIE YOUTH – South Africa
BEATS OF THE ANTONOV – Sudan
CUCKOLD – South Africa
FIFTY – Nigeria
PRICE OF LOVE – Ethiopia
EYE OF THE STORM – Burkina Faso
SEMBENE! – Senegal
Double Feature: BLACK GIRL (1966) w BOROM SARRET – Senegal
MADAME COURAGE – Algeria
MORBAYASSA – Guinea
AISHA – Tanzania
SUGARCANE SHADOWS – Mauritius
THINGS OF THE AIMLESS WANDERER – Rwanda
KATUTURA – Namibia
CRUMBS – Ethiopia
THE BODA BODA THIEVES – Uganda
THEY WILL HAVE TO KILL US FIRST – Mali
RAIN THE COLOR BLUE WITH A LITTLE RED IN IT – Niger
THE CURSED ONES – Ghana


Showtimes
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

BODA BODA THIEVES, THE
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
09:30 PM

CRUMBS
Thursday, March 17, 2016
05:15 PM

CURSED ONES, THE
Friday, March 18, 2016
09:00 PM
U.S. Premiere!

MADAME COURAGE
Friday, March 18, 2016
05:20 PM

NECKTIE YOUTH
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
05:15 PM

PRICE OF LOVE
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
07:15 PM
Audience Giveaway! One lucky winner at this screening will receive a pair of tickets to see Nigerien musician Bombino perform at the Hamilton on March 30!

RAIN THE COLOR BLUE WITH A LITTLE RED IN IT
Friday, March 18, 2016
Door Prizes 07:15 PM

THEY WILL HAVE TO KILL US FIRST
Thursday, March 17, 2016
07:15 PM

THINGS OF THE AIMLESS WANDERER
Thursday, March 17, 2016

Venue / Lieu:
AFI (American Film Institute) SILVER THEATRE AND
CULTURAL CENTER
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
+1 301.495.6700