Tango Macbeth makes its New York Premiere Nov 24th & 25 at the Africcan Diaspora International Film Festival

Tango Macbeth will have two screenings at the 20th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival: Saturday, November 24 at 8:30pm and Sunday November 25th at 5pm. Locations will be announced soon.

The presentation of the first screening on Saturday November 24th at 8:30pm is followed by an in depth Q&A with director Nadine Patterson. The talk will include discussion about the film, Ms. Patterson’s 20 plus year career as an American independent filmmaker and her book about her filmmaking experiences called Always Emerging.  She will sign books at the screening.

There will be a second screening of Tango Macbeth on Sunday November 25 at 5PM with a Q&A after the film with Ms. Patterson.

The producers would like to thank all of the cast and crew as well as Philadelphia’s community of arts supporters. Without your continuous support, this film would not have been possible. It does indeed take a community to make a film. Thank You.

20th New York City African Diaspora International Film Festival Announces Ticket Sales and Film Selection Preview

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by Natasha Greeves
October 1, 2012 3:50 PM

The African Diaspora Film Festivalis scheduled to run from November 23rd through December 11th.

You can purchase festival pases today at a discount.  The VAP (Very Artsy Person) Pass gives access to all festival events including Opening Night, Closing Night and all special events. Discounted to $225 from $250 until October 15.  The Regular pass gives access to all the regular screenings for $160, or $145 before October 15.  Tickets can be purchasd HERE.

Over 60 Films are scheduled to screen over the course of the 19 day Festival.  While the full roster has yet to be released the following films have been announced:

Tango MacBeth will make its New York Premiere at ADIFF.  The film directed by Nadine M. Patterson is being described as “a deconstructed, visceral, fluid, energetic re-imagining of a classic tragedy.”

One Fine Day is a film about individuals who decided to do something out of the ordinary that gave them a voice they otherwise would not have.  Among those men and women the voice of John Carlos who showed the world in Mexico in 1968 during the Olympic Games that he supported the Black Power Movement.

Dead River will screen as part of the Namibia Showcase, the film a historical drama set during Apartheid in Namibia, follows the unlikely friendship of a farm worker’s son and the farmer’s daughter.  After the dauther returns from exile to face the life she left behind after living in Germany.

A Mother’s Love directed by Tim Alexander follows the family of “Regina Reynolds, a strong black woman in the truest sense! But her taste for the good life didn’t necessarily include her husband Marcus or her daughter Monica. It truly takes “A Mother’s Love” from Georgia to pray her down to earth!

Survivor: Living Above the Noise a film by and about Brooke Bello, it tells the tale of “one woman’s search for freedom from a devastating act of destruction to the ultimate ‘triumph of the human spirit.”  Bello documents her own story of working as a sexual slave in the U.S.

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