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This Week's Black Film Screenings in New York City! (Recap)

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by Vanessa Martinez
April 10, 2012 5:04 PM
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Courtesy of S&A contributor and Brooklyn cinephile Alece Oxendene, here's a recap on all the films of the African diaspora screening in NYC this week, starting with Killer of Sheep tonight at BAM. These are all films we have (should have) profiled at S&A.
 
I would certainly check out a few of these films if I lived in New York, especially Andrew Dosunmu's Restless City, screening this Saturday at The Film Society of Lincoln Center.
 
See the complete list below:
 
Tonight, April 10 
6:50pm Killer of Sheep Q&A with Charles Burnett at BAMcinematek
 
Wed, April 11
2pm Treasures from the Russian Archive State Archives at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
3:30pm In Darkest Hollywood: Cinema & Apartheid, Pt I & II at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
4:30pm Donoma at BAMcinematek
**7:15pm Mama Africa Q&A with director Mika Kaurismäki at  The Film Society of Lincoln Center Recommended!
7:30pm 110 Morningside: A Tribute to Abiodun at Maysles Cinema
 
Thu, April 12
2:15pm Monica Wangu Wamwere: The Unbroken Spirit at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
4pm Elza at at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
4:30pm L'Afrance at BAMcinematek 
6pm The Education of Auma Obama Q&A with director Branwen Okpako at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
6:50pm Shorts Program Q&A with directors Stéphane Elmadjian & Soufiane Adel at BAMcinematek
8:15pm How to Steal 2 Million Dollars Q&A with director Charlie Vundla at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
**10pm "Shouting at the Screen" with Wyatt Cenac + Donwill at ReRun Recommended
 
Fri, April 13
1:30pm Mama Africa at  The Film Society of Lincoln Center
3:30pm Siderot, Last Exit / Farewell, Exile / Up Your Black Arse at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
6pm Treasures from the Russian Archive State Archives at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
**7:30pm Cairo Station at Spectacle Thater 
**8pm Relentless Q&A with director Okoroafor & dance performance by Khaleah London at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
 
 
Sat, April 14
2pm Lost in Africa at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
5pm Black Africa White Marble at at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
7pm The Creators / Stocktown X: South Africa Q&A with director Laura Gamse at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
7:30pm Aprils' Fool at Maysles Cinema
**9:30pm Restless City Q&A with director Andrew Dosunmu at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
Midnight 48 HRS. at IFC
 
Sun, April 15
2pm Monica Wangu Wamwere: The Unbroken Spirit at The Film Society of Lincoln Center
4pm Playing Warriors at The Film Society of Lincoln Center

**8:30pm Fire in Babylon at The Film Society of Lincoln Center

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  • CDuncanPR | April 10, 2012 11:07 PMReply

    Andrew Dosunmu is not scheduled to be at the "Restless City" screening as indicated here for he is out of the country. Thank you.

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