This hybrid virtual AND in person event will feature keynote and Q&A with Francia Marquez Mina, Colombian presidential pre-candidate. Join us online and watch at www.afrolatinofestnyc.com OR in-person at Ambrosia Elixirs. Proof of vaccination required for in-person attendance.
About this event
"Changemakers on Film, Black Art, and Politics of Resistance"
"Democratizing the Field: Film Distribution Thru BlockChain Technology," an introduction to CineBlock, an emerging blockchain platform for independent film distribution.
La Toma, a 2010 documentary on the early beginnings of Francia Márquez, only the second Black woman to declare their candidacy for the presidency of Colombia.
Igualada, a sneak preview of a 2022 documentary chronicling the historic candidacy of Francia Márquez Mina.
*There will also be a special guest musical performance in-person at Ambrosia Elixirs.
WHEN: October 28, 2021 - 6:00pm-9:00pm EDT
WHERE: 512 Flatbush, Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11225
*Free and open to the public. Proof of vaccination required for entry.
Co-sponsored by the Liberación Film Festival, the Afro-Latino Festival of NYC, the Brooklyn Arts Council, Afro-Latin@ Project, Cineblock, Afroresistance, City Artist Corps Grants, and the North American Congress on Latin America.
This project is made possible with funds from City Artist Corps, the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council.