Public Programs Calendar

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FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION | Reembarque with Director Gloria Rolando

Tuesday November 4, 2014

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in partnership with Cuba Caribe, Global Exchange and the San Francisco Public Library presents a film screening and director’s talk.

REEMBARQUE (Gloria Rolando, 2014, 59 minutes, in Spanish with English subtitles) The peoples of African ancestry in Cuba have a rich and complex history. The voices of prominent historians join the memories of Haitians and their descendants in Cuba to understand a forgotten chapter in Caribbean history from the 18th century to the present.

Cuba-based documentary filmmaker Gloria Rolando will premiere and discuss her latest work in person and will be in dialogue with Cornelius Moore of California Newsreel.

This program is presented as part of the series MoAD in the Neighborhood and will be held at the Koret Auditorium in the San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Franciso.

FREE ADMISSION

Please RSVP at reembarque.eventbrite.com

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FILM SCREENING | A Co-Presentation at 3rd i’s 12th ANNUAL SF INTERNATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Saturday November 8, 2014

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) is is pleased to co-present at: 3rd i’s 12th ANNUAL SF INTERNATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Nov 6-9 in San Francisco; Nov 15 in Palo Alto) www.thirdi.org

FANDRY Nov 8, 2014 1:00 pm @Castro Theatre

Revered Marathi poet Nagraj Manjule has struck a chord worldwide, making many international "watch lists" for this exceptional and riventing directorial debut. The great dramatic tradition of forbidden love between lower-cast and upper-cast teenagers gets a powerful addition that's anything but clliched, realizing instead a multidimensional narrative within a caste system at work. Winner of a National Award, India. Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Mumbai International Film Festival. Followed by panel discussion.

Use promotional code 3rdicp when purchasing tickets for this film and receive 25% off an individual $10 ticket until online sales end. Online fees not discounted. For more information and tickets:http://www.thirdi.org/event/fandry/

This program is a co-presentation and will be held at the Castro Theatre located at 429 Castro Street, SF

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FILM SCREENING | A Co-Presentation at 3rd i’s 12th ANNUAL SF INTERNATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Saturday November 8, 2014

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) is is pleased to co-present at: 3rd i’s 12th ANNUAL SF INTERNATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Nov 6-9 in San Francisco; Nov 15 in Palo Alto) www.thirdi.org

UPAJ: Improvise Nov 8, 2014 4:00 pm @Castro Theatre

An unlikely friendship develops between the master of precision, Indian kathak dancer Chitresh Das, and freestyler Jason Samuels Smith, African American tap dancer in this magical collaboration captured on film. Bridging cultures, continents, and generations, the rhythm fusion is exhilarating and infectious on the India Jazz Suites tour, from the streets of India to the US. Followed by a live performance by the artists on the occasion of Pt. Chitresh Das’ 70th Birthday!

Use promotional code 3rdicp when purchasing tickets for this film and receive 25% off an individual $10 ticket until online sales end. Online fees not discounted. For more information and tickets: http://www.thirdi.org/event/upaj-improvise/

This program is a co-presentation and will be held at the Castro Theatre located at 429 Castro Street, SF

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FILM SCREENING | A Co-Presentation at 3rd i’s 12th ANNUAL SF INTERNATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Sunday November 9, 2014

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) is is pleased to co-present at: 3rd i’s 12th ANNUAL SF INTERNATIONAL SOUTH ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Nov 6-9 in San Francisco; Nov 15 in Palo Alto) www.thirdi.org

Stand Up Planet Nov 9, 2014 7:30 pm New People Cinema

On a mission to showcase some of the funniest international comics, comedian Hasan Minhaj tests how far they can push comedy that deals with some of the toughest global poverty, gender, and race issues of our time. Featuring new talent and comedy legends, this documentary finds inspiration in the new comic spring taking ahold of India and South Africa.

Use promotional code 3rdicp when purchasing tickets for this film and receive 25% off an individual $10 ticket until online sales end. Online fees not discounted. For more information and tickets: http://www.thirdi.org/event/stand-up-planet/

This program is a co-presentation and will take place at New People Cinema located at 1746 Post Street, San Francisco

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I'VE KNOWN RIVERS | Crossing Fences: The Secret Lives of Black Men

Sunday November 16, 2014

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us at The Wo'se Community Church for the launch of our latest volume in the oral history project I've Known Rivers.

What are the seldom heard intergenerational stories between Black men that shape our collective history and sense of community? How can they engage our social, political, and intellectual worldview? Join us as we launch the latest volume of I’ve Known Rivers with a new website/ online collection and a unique series of public performances, film screenings, and town hall forums at churches and community centers. From celebrating the stories of a 115 year-old black man living in Oakland to the spoken word musings of young black men reinventing themselves, this is an event not to be missed!

Free Admission

Ths program is part of the MoAD in the Neighborhood series and takes place at The Wo'se Community Church 8924 Holly Street, Oakland

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I'VE KNOWN RIVERS | Crossing Fences: The Secret Lives of Black Men

Friday November 21, 2014

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at The East Oakland Youth Development Center for the launch of our latest volume in the oral history project I've Known Rivers.

What are the seldom heard intergenerational stories between Black men that shape our collective history and sense of community? How can they engage our social, political, and intellectual worldview? Join us as we launch the latest volume of I’ve Known Rivers with a new website/ online collection and a unique series of public performances, film screenings, and town hall forums at churches and community centers. From celebrating the stories of a 115 year-old black man living in Oakland to the spoken word musings of young black men reinventing themselves, this is an event not to be missed!

Free Admission

This program is part of the MoAD in the Neighborhood series and takes place at the East Oakland Youth Development Center, 8200 International Blvd, Oakland

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