The Afro News VIFF Pick: Djon Africa. (A Must See Film ) Coming soon to the Vancouver International Film Festival, between September 27 and October 12, an exceptionally beautiful film featuring a young man Miguel Moreira from Portugal who is searching for his father who had been deported to Cape Verde. The film shows the
I had a fascinating interview with the producer and writer of the (IMPACT film VIFF) Two Trains Runnin’, Benjamin Hedin in the interview room at the Sutton Hotel courtesy of VIFF about the movie, being a producer and the state of multigenerational racism in the US. The Film: Two Trains Runnin’ blends together a mystery,
Showing at the Rio Theatre, Saturday, October 8, 3:15 pm and Wednesday, October 12 at 6:30 pm, IN09 in Vancouver, BC. For on line tickets: viff.org or theatre box offices. Two Trains Runnin’ blends together a mystery, a search for forgotten blues singers, skillfully blended with animation and interviews with the two groups that searched
A Film to See! On Now! Canadian Premiere: Nakom, at the Rio , Sunday, October 9th at the Rio in Vancouver! Sponsored by TAN, The AFRO NEWS. This challenging award winning film shows the contrast between village life in rural Ghana and the city. Actor Jacob Ayanaba does a great job in portraying a
Once again TAN The Afro News is honoured to preview these great offerings! Proud Sponsor of The Mask from San WED. SEP 30, 4:00 PM, CINEMATHEQUE WED. OCT 7, 6:30 PM, CINEMATHEQUE Décor (Egypt) A leader of the Egyptian independent film scene, Ahmad Abdalla (Microphone) gets a much bigger budget than usual to fashion this
Black History Month Commemoration was part of The City of Vancouver’s events and activities today with a Proclamation read at a crowded City Hall by Mayor Gregor Robertson. Tribute was given to the many Historians of African origin who contributed to Canada’s legacy and to our very own City of Vancouver! A few notable citizens
An amazing and powerful festival marked the 33rd festival 2014. Beginning with a Red Carpet and a great Opening Gala, TAN the Afro News was delighted to be a part of it. The World Poetry Media Team of Una and Juergen Bruhns provided the exceptional photos of the festival. An amazing amount of 63 wonderful
TAN the Afro News is honoured to present a quick review of the African Interest Films at the Vancouver International Film Festival. For film information, Showtime’s and ticket sales on www.viff.org Also, the World Poetry Café Radio Show and the www.worldpoetry.ca site will offer interviews as requested.. The Vancouver International Film Festival is presenting some
Congratulations to VIFF for bring four powerful African content films for the upcoming festival!
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The film is a window into the world of a Senegalese Mandinka Jeli (Griot) and musician Ablaye Cissoko. Through the film, Ablaye acts as a storyteller and mediator. His stories are very different from the ones we normally hear in the western world.