African Film Festival

1/28/07 to 2/18/07

  • U-Carmen eKhayelitsha, February 2

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Past Films

  • Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon

    • Sunday, February 18 17:30

    Introduced by Gillian Hart. An inventive film from Khalo Matabane, a major new South African voice, fuses fiction and documentary to explore Johannesburg as an unlikely haven for the world's war refugees.

  • The Night of Truth

    • Friday, February 2 19:00

    Two warring factions must put aside their weapons (and grudges) in this “raw fable that powerfully represents the tragedy of countless civilian conflicts.”-N.Y. Times

  • U-Carmen eKhayelitsha

    • Friday, February 2 21:00

    This rousing musical sets Bizet's Carmen in South African townships. “One of the most accomplished, original, and entertaining film operas ever made.”-Vancouver Film Festival

  • A Child's Love Story

    • Sunday, January 28 15:30

    Senegal, as seen through the eyes of children. Winner of UNICEF's Special Award for Children's Rights, recommended for ages 9 and up.

  • New Visions from Africa

    • Sunday, January 28 17:30

    Dramatic new fictions and personal documentaries from South Africa, Senegal, and the North African diaspora in Europe.