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Through trial and error, participants will pair to practice the fine art of tribal face painting and demonstrate new found techniques before the group. Others are not so lucky — left empty-handed by constantly changing laws, miscommunications, and outright racism. Pass holder must arrive at the cinema at least 20 minutes to secure a seat in the main screening room. Now conscious of his own mortality, he dreams of creating a cultural center to house his work. The box office is open 1 hour prior to event start time. Kinshasa Makambo documents this tenuous moment, still unfolding in current politics, through the stories of three members of the resistance.

Fifty years later, Che in Congo takes viewers on an epic journey to Belgium, Cuba, Tanzania, and eastern Congo in search of those who fought alongside and against this global icon. A breathless tour through the impoverished streets and the wealthier districts of the Congolese capital ensues. Dieudo Hamadi Documentary, , 75 min. The panelists will explore the challenges and dangers of making the film in an environment where government security forces fire live bullets and tear gas at protesters with impunity. There is Ben, who lives in exile in New York, follows the advice of his countrymen and returns to Congo to join the struggle; Jean Marie, who has just been released from prison, and continues to speak out despite threats from the secret service; and Christian, who fights in the streets of Kinshasa, even after the death of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi dashes hopes for a viable candidate. We will sing then review Congo history, culture and current affairs, then commence with traditional Kongolese Dance and drumming. Through trial and error, participants will pair to practice the fine art of tribal face painting and demonstrate new found techniques before the group. Panelists will discuss the film and the role that Congolese youth have played in resisting the attempts by the Kabila government to install a dictatorship in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A breathless tour through the impoverished streets and the wealthier districts of the Congolese capital ensues. Advance tickets are available online through the links below.

An on the ground point of view will be shared by one of the film’s protagonist. Followed by panel discussion and Opening Night reception Panelists will discuss the film and the role that Congolese youth have played in resisting the attempts by the Kabila government to install a dictatorship in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Alexander Ocngo Documentary,haarlem min. Bram Van Paesschen Documentary,92 Min.

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Schedule/Tickets — Congo in Harlem

Dieudo Hamadi Documentary,75 min. Should resistance be non-violent or should force be used if required? Some of the entrepreneurs adapt quickly, learning the language, building relationships, and earning quick money.

Vincent Meessen Documentary,36 Min. Filmed with a handheld camera that stays very close to the protagonists, even in precarious conditions, Dieudo Hamadi msysles these questions, capturing a critical moment in the future of Congo. Fifty years later, Che in Congo takes viewers on an epic journey to Belgium, Cuba, Tanzania, and eastern Congo in search of those who fought alongside and against this harlfm icon.

Whilst he is in hospital she desperately tries to raise the money needed for his operation.

I’m New Here is a rare glimpse into the lives of Congolese entrepreneurs residing in Tian Xiu, a massive communist-style apartment building that has become the landing strip for Africans in China. There is Ben, who lives in exile in New York, follows the advice of his countrymen and returns to Congo to join the struggle; Jean Marie, who has just been released from prison, and continues to speak out despite threats from the secret service; and Christian, who fights in the streets of Kinshasa, even after the death of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi dashes hopes for a viable candidate.

Soviet filmmakers are sent along to document the glorious advance of socialism, generating an archive of material that captures a pivotal moment for the entire continent. The Saturday afternoon discussion will explore the presence of Congolese culture in the Americas from the period of enslavement to the present.

Some see him as a madman, on as a genius. Ben Crowe Documentary,67 min. In addition, the panelists will discuss the role that African Americans have played in the anti-colonial struggle of the Congolese people from the era of the brutal rule of King Leopold II of Belgium through the post independence period.

Kinshasa Makambo documents this tenuous moment, still unfolding in current politics, through the stories of three members of the resistance. After the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia lost political interest in Africa, but the films shot on African soil remain. The discussion will be preceded by Congolese dance and drumming.

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The trio forms an eccentric community thrown together by fate, each of whom is free conho go their separate ways together. Whenever she goes on stage, she appears to leave the world and her everyday worries behind. Finally, the panelists will discuss concrete solidarity actions that can be taken to support the vibrant social justice movement unfolding in harlme Congo.

Exploring the cultural and political connections between Congo and the Americas, past and present The Saturday afternoon discussion will explore the presence of Congolese culture in the Americas from the period of enslavement to the present.

Nelson Makengo Documentary,10 Min. On behalf of the Rhythm People Coalition, the Teaching Artist Institute will present a series of workshops focused on engaging youth ages years old in celebration of on Congolese presence in Harlem and around the world. She manages to escape and goes into hiding, when she meets Acha, a year-old who has recently wound up on the streets herself after losing her parents. Multi-talented rapper-singer-artist Baloji, whose upbringing spans continents and cultures, shares a selection of his music videos and short films.

Zongo style is based in Kongolese dance combined with other healing movements designed to invigorate the whole body, mind and soul. Quentin Noirfalisse Documentary,75 Min. Joy is the impact that Zongo will cinemaa on women, men and youth. Followed by hqrlem discussion and Opening Night reception. We Are the Rhythm People! Panelists will discuss the film and the role that Congolese youth have played in resisting the attempts by the Garlem government to install a dictatorship in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

For many years, Guangzhou, China has been the Eldorado for African migrants, who chase their fortune shipping cheap Chinese goods back to their home countries. These recollections, paired with archival footage, are strikingly juxtaposed with present day encounters, offering clues for Congo’s future cindma its storied past.

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