The African and Caribbean Film Festival will be held at MSU from:
March 25-April 5, 2002
Sponsored by the Department of French, German, and Russian, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sprague Library, SORAC, and the Latin American Student Association, the festival features nine movies from North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Its goal is to foster an enhanced understanding of Africa and its diaspora, as well as their experiences and contributions to world civilization. Movies are projected in video format. Faculty may be available at the end of each session for a few questions and answers. All films are free and open to the public.
Taafe Fanga (Skirt Power)
Director: Adama Drabo, Mali, 1997, 95 min., in Kaado and Bambara with subtitles
Monday, March 25, 6-8pm, Richardson Hall 120
Director: Ingrid Sinclair, Zimbabwe, 1996, 85 min., in English
Tuesday, March 26, 6-8pm, Brantl Hall, Dickson Hall 177
The Silences of the Palace
Director: Moufida Talatli, Tunisia, 1996, 127 min.
Wed., March 27, 6-8 pm, Brantl Hall, Dickson Hall 177
A Door to the Sky
Director: Farida Ben Lyzaid, Morocco, 1989, 107 min.
Thursday, March 28, 6-8 pm, Cohen Lounge, Dickson 178
Rue Cases-Negres (Sugar Cane Alley).
Director: Euzhan Palcy, Martinique, 1983, 107 min., In French with English subtitles.
Monday, April 1, 7-9 pm, Cohen Lounge, Dickson 178
Director: Ousmane Sembene Senegal, 2000, 110 min., In French and Wolof with English sub-titles
Tuesday, April 2, 6-8 pm, Brantl Hall, Dickson Hall 177
A Walk in the Night
Director: Mickey Madoda Dube South Africa, 1998, 78 min. In English and Afrikaans with English subtitles.
Wed., April 3, 6-8 pm, Brantl Hall, Dickson Hall 177
Director: Imunga Ivanga Gabon, 2001, 80 minutes In French with subtitles
Thursday, April 4, 6-8 pm, Brantl Hall, Dickson Hall 177
Natal da Portela
Director: Paulo Cezar Saraceni, Brazil, 1988, 100 min. In Portuguese with subtitles
Friday, April 5, 6-8 pm, Cohen Lounge, Dickson Hall 178
For updates, please consult the Festival Web Site. For more information or directions please contact festival organizers, Professors Rabia Redouane (973)-655-7421 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Daniel Mengara (973)-655-5143, or Elizabeth Emery (973)-655-4452.