The Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival – Washington D.C. (ADIFF- DC) will celebrate its 7th anniversary in Washington D.C. from August 16 to 18, 2013 with the presentation of 7 films that will transport its audiences not only to Atlanta, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Newark but also to 8 different countries: Senegal, Ethiopia, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg, Tanzania, South Africa, and Kenya.Highlights include Opening Night film African Independence, a riveting, award-winning, feature-length documentary written, directed and produced by scholar, filmmaker and PBS History Detectives host, Professor Tukufu Zuberi and Washington D.C. Premiere of award winning film from Senegal The Pirogue by Moussa Toure, official selection in the Un Certain Regard section of 2012 Cannes Film Festival called by A.O. Scott of The New York Times “a remarkably clear-eyed, quietly ambitious film."
Event begins at 1:00PM
Presented by: African Diaspora Film Festival & Transafrica
Featured Artist(s): Youssou N'Dour: Return to Goree, The Pirogue, African Independence, Tango MacBeth, Nishan, Otomo, The African Cypher