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New York African Film Festival Returns to Film Society of Lincoln Center Wed. May 7-Tue. May 13

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NEW YORK (March 31, 2014)—The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will present the 21th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) May 7-13. Organized under the banner theme “Revolution and Liberation in the Digital Age,” the initial leg of the festival includes eleven features and eight short films from various African nations and the Diaspora. The NYAFF continues throughout May at the Cinema at the Maysles Documentary Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAMcinématek.

“There are long and proud cinematic traditions in countries all over the African continent, and at the same time there are new voices and new means of expression. We are happy that the festival this year will be able to share the work of these artists, who are exploring both myth and modernity,” said FSLC Associate Director of Programming Marian Masone.

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My Africa Is film!

Arise Magazine invited My Africa Is to cover their African Icons fashion show, a landmark event at Mercedes Benz Fashion week in New York city. Here’s the experience.

My Africa Is x MoCADA

We are so beyond freaking excited to have been invited to have an installation at MoCADA for NEWSFEED: Anonymity & Social Media in African Revolutions and Beyond. The exhibit will feature works from several amazing visual artist that exemplify the role social media has played in the changing dynamic of Africa. Our installation is inspired by our mission to change the way the west thinks of Africa, and it’s interactive!

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The exhibit will run between October 18th, 2012 and January 21st, 2013, at the gallery at 80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY. 

For more information check out MoCADA.