Wednesday, February 14, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] African Film Festival Info

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Danny Glover will be present at the opening night of the 8th Annual Boston African Film Festival (February 16-25) for a screening of his film Bamako on February 16th at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Danny Glover produces and appears in Abderrahmane Sissako's powerful indictment of globalism, and will be participating in a panel discussion with local experts following the film.  We also feature two films and a program of shorts from the African Film Festival NY Traveling Series: the tender A Child's Love Story and Dumisani Phakathi's South African family documentary Don't F*** with Me I Have 51 Brothers and Sisters .  Other highlights include U-Carmen eKhayelitsha, a South African version of Bizet's Carmen.  

For more information, please visit:

http://www.mfa.org/calendar/sub.asp?key=12&subkey=54 .

Tickets are $8 for MFA members, seniors, and students; $9 for general admission. 

Please call the Box Office at 617 369 3306 for ticket orders.

The MFA's African Cinema series includes highlights from The African Film Festival National Traveling Series, organized by the African Film Festival, Inc. This series was made possible by the generous support of National Endowments for the Arts, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and the Tides Foundation.

The media sponsor isThe Boston Phoenix.       

 

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