Lenora Casmore – Guest Contributor
Jun 6 @ 12:07 pm
The African Film Festival



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African American Museum
3536 Grand Ave
Dallas, Texas 75210

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The 5-day festival will kick off on June 29 through July 3, with storytelling, film screenings, acting workshops, symposium, and an Awards Gala night.

Festival attendees will be treated to an exploration of the African continent through the global lens and voices of talented filmmakers, producers and talent artist. The festival will prominently feature African creatives and will also be an opportunity to spotlight other filmmakers’ take on African cultures and experiences. Therefore,  providing a rich and varied experience for attendees.

On Friday, June 29th, The African Film Festival opens at the African American Museum in Fair Park with Telling Our Stories, a FREE event for children with narrators from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and the United States. In addition, the Dallas Poetry Slam will provide Spoken Words. Bring the children to hear African children stories at its best.                                         Time: 6 – 9 pm.

On Saturday & Sunday, June 30th – July 1st, The African Film Festival (TAFF) will showcase unique African Independent film screenings at the African American Museum in Fair Park.  There will be over 50 films showcasing the artistry efforts of great African independent filmmakers and others. Films shown will include those that promote African culture, address issues affecting Africa, about historic African leaders and African landmarks. Screenings will be followed by Q&A session with viewers, filmmakers, actors, directors and producers.                     Time: 11 am – 7 pm