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Storytelling and West African Cinema

Free, though advance registration is required

Mahen Bonetti, Founder, African Film Festival
Yaëlle Biro, Associate Curator, Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, The Met
Rahmatou Keïta, filmmaker
Fanta Régina Nacro, filmmaker
Fanta Kouyate, griot, oral historian, and storyteller

A panel of established women filmmakers from the Sahel discuss the power of films to capture the essence of the region and its narrative tradition. Note: Space is limited; advance registration required.

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Use the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium entrance at Fifth Avenue and 83rd Street.

Presented in collaboration with African Film Festival, Inc.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

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