African Diaspora International Film Festival

African Diaspora International Film Festival

The 7th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival returns to D.C. with films highlighting the experience of people of African descent and people of color around the world.

The 7th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival returns to Washington with films highlighting the experience of people of African descent and people of color around the world. A South African film showcases a style of dance created by the youth in townships. One director reimagines Shakespeare with a diverse cast. Another film focuses on African independence movements and what that history means today. Kojo speaks with the festival director, a filmmaker and an educator about how artists are grappling with diaspora issues.

Guests

Nadine Patterson

Director, "Tango Macbeth."

Reinaldo Barroso-Spech

Co-Founder and Director, African Diaspora International Film Festival

Kevin McIntosh

Founder and Instructor, "Rhythm N Dance"

Related Links

"Tango Macbeth" Trailer

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