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03.23.2018 | 13th African Film Festival (Washington University) | Free

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on March 24, 2018 at 3:00pm

Categories: Film


The African Film Festival introduces Saint Louis audiences to the latest in African cinema. Through a variety of genres, the films showcase the latest talent and new directions in cinema while highlighting themes in a variety of African countries. The 13th edition of the festival will feature Rokhaya Diallo’s film, From Paris to Ferguson; the filmmaker will be in attendance. Filmmakers Ekwa Msangi, Mamadou Dia, and Abbesi Akhamie will introduce their shorts and participate in post-screening discussions each night. A special Eye on Youth will take place on Saturday, April 24 at 3:00pm. This year’s festival features the first and second place feature narrative films from the prestigious and FESPACO Film Festival (The Panafrican Film and Television Festival) of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (West Africa).

The 20187 Festival will run March 23 through March 25 in Brown Hall, Room 100 on Washington University’s Campus. The festival is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

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