17- 27 September 2015: "Out of Europe special": African Diaspora Cinema

42 Films by directors from five continents and 28 international guests (including filmmakers and activists from the USA, Jamaica, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, France, and Germany) – all this is offered by the AFRICAN DIASPORA CINEMA film series, to be presented by FilmInitiativ Köln e.V. from 17 to 27 September 2015 in six locations across Cologne. 

As prologue to this year’s programme, two classics of African (diaspora) cinema will be screened on 9 September in the Institut français: AFRIQUE SUR SEINE by Paulin Vieyra (1955) and LA NOIRE DE... by Ousmane Sembène (1966).
The event location is again the Filmforum im Museum Ludwig, where on 17 September the opening will take place, including short features from France and the USA, international guests, and live music from Sierra Leonean-born singer Mariama.

The complete programme