The Cecil / Minton’s Host Harlem Film Festival’s 10th

harlem film festival in harlem1This year marks the 10th Anniversary of The Harlem International Film Festival. To celebrate this momentous occasion The Cecil, NYC’s first Afro-Asian-American Brasserie, and Minton’s, Harlem’s sexy jazz supper club, will be hosting various events throughout the week.

The event week will kick off with:
  • VIP Opening Night Reception at The Cecil: Wednesday, September 9th from 10pm – 12am
UHAI EASHRI, an organization from Kenya, will be hosting a VIP party at The Cecil to celebrate the opening night film “Stories of Our Lives” – an anthology film based on true life experiences that tell of what it is like to be LGBT in Kenya that has received outstanding global reviews and awards.
  • Panel Discussion at Minton’s – Africa, Artists, Activism: Homemade Recipes for Social Change: Friday September 11th from 1:30pm – 3pm
 Minton’s, West 118th Street, New York, New York,

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