The 28th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival spotlights culturally and socially meaningful feature and documentary films about the human experience of people of color all over the world. Shown virtually for the first time this year featuring 75 narratives and documentaries from 31 countries.
UltraRunner turned teacher Harvey Lewis, III tackles the Appalachian Trail’s speed record, reconnecting with his 78 year old father turned crew chief, Harvey Jr, by his side. Confirming that adventures are only as important as who you adventure with. This touching story of athletic perseverance, and the bond between a father and son, is simply the exact story we need during these times.
Winner of the Ecumenical Jury Prize at Berlinale Panorama and Australia's official submission to the 92nd Academy Awards, this story of a Cambodian teenager sold into forced labor on a Thai fishing boat is a passionate testimony against social injustice and a moving coming-of-age tale about a boy whose humanity is put to the test.
In this utterly heart-affecting and enthralling film, two Holocaust survivors in South Florida form a klezmer band and begin an extraordinary musical journey that celebrates life and the transcendent power of music to heal.
When Jane is dumped at the altar she has a breakdown and spirals into a chaotic world, where love (both real and imagined) and family relationships collide with both touching and humorous consequences.
From Two-time Academy Award-winning New Hampshire filmmaker, Barbara Kopple, Desert One tells the incredible tale of America’s secret mission to free the hostages of the 1979 Iranian revolution, which has been called “the most audacious, difficult, complicated, rescue mission ever attempted.”