Rudy’s World: A Red Carpet Night At The African Film Festival Opening

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By Rudy Collins

On May 4th, The African Film Festival Opening Night was a proud and pride filled event at The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center.

Related: Check out more Rudy’s World articles by Rudy Collins here.

Photographs from the red carpet:


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The New York Premier of the Australian movie Tanna was well received with rousing applause at its end. The story was filmed in the South Pacific. The cinematography is on point, what a beautiful location.

Photo credits: 1)   Panel Discussion at viewing of Tanna. 2) Bently Dean; Director: Tanna. 3) Mahen Bonetti; Founder of New York African Film Festival, Dennis Lim; Film Society of Lincoln Center Director of Programing.. 4) Jimmy Jean-Louis; Actor, with Angelique Kidjo, The festival runs through May 30th, 2016. By Rudy Collins.

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"We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ...." This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

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