November 28, 2017 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm
The AFRO-LATINO PROGRAM
Starting Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 7 pm – Q&A running through Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7 pm– Q&A and Refreshments.
THE INVISIBLE COLOR – World Premiere.
Sergio Giral |US | 2017 | 60 min | Documentary |English and (Spanish with English subtitles). This latest documentary by the Dean of Afro-Cuban Cinema, Sergio Giral investigates the black Cuban exile in South Florida, since the first wave of political refugees in the 1959 revolutionary aftermath, to today. It tracks its presence throughout the region, and highlights its contribution to Miami’s civic culture through testimonies and visual documentation.
Valley of The Black Descendants (El Valle de Los Negros) – Q&A; NY Premiere. Sun., Nov. 26th @ 7PM and Tues., Nov. 28 @ 7PM.
In the Azapa Valley (Chile), an oasis in the driest desert in the world, a group of descendants of enslaved men and women brought from Africa are organizing the first African census in the history of Chile. Their aim is to get official recognition from the State that has concealed their culture and African identity for more than 200 years. Directed by Richard Salgado, Chile, 2017, 52 min. Documentary, Spanish with English subtitles.
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