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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film

Diaspora Film Fest.

The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film is the Stone Center’s annual series spotlighting film from all corners of the African Diaspora. Many screenings are North Carolina premieres and most feature commentary and appearances by the directors and local scholars, as well as post-film discussions.

KIMPA VITA: THE MOTHER OF THE AFRICAN REVOLUTION / ON MONDAY AFTER LAST WEEK

KIMPA VITA: THE MOTHER OF AFRICAN REVOLUTION | UK |2016 | 71 Min

Dir.: Ne Kunda Nlaba

In the early 1700s, at a time of strife in the Kingdon of Kongo, a woman led a mass movement calling for unity and an end to Portuguese dominance.

 

ON MONDAY OF LAST WEEK | USA/Ghana | 2017 | 14 Min

Dir: Akosua Adoma

A Nigerian graduate student is hired by an interracial couple to be a nanny for their son. She becomes intrigued by the boy’s artist mother’s offer to paint her in the nude.

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    Each artist will discuss their work for 20 minutes and then engage in a conversation about their practices as artists with Q and A.