Daily Archives: April 15, 2015

New York African Film Festival Returns To The Film Society Of Lincoln Center


NEW YORK, NY (April 15, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) have once again joined forces to present the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF), running May 6-12. Under the banner of the United Nations’ International Decade for People of African Descent (2015–2024), the 22nd edition of the festival presents a diverse crop of 15 features and 13 short films from Africa and the Diaspora. The NYAFF continues throughout May at the Cinema at the Maysles Documentary Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAM cinématek. The festivities take place as AFF celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Isa Cucinotta, Film Society of Lincoln Center Programmer said: “We are thrilled by this year’s selection of films exploring the breadth and depth of the African experience both on the continent and beyond. Through comedy, drama, and documentary, the striving of a people on the move is vibrantly expressed. We are happy to be able to share the dreams and hard work of today’s artists.”


Bilal & Adrian Younge-Sirens II /Brownswood Basement Session

Bilal and Adrian Younge offer a taste of their upcoming collaboration album with a performance of “Sirens II” in Gilles Petersen’s Brownswood Basement.


Doomtree-Beastface (Official Video)

“Beastface” is from Doomtree’s third proper release, All Hands. The band kicks off its European tour at the end of June.