Oct. 28: Liberación Film Festival: The Change Symposium

October 28, 2021

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

Panel discussions:

"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.

Documentary screenings:

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 

For the virtual event, visit www.afrolatinofestnyc.com or register via EventBrite.

*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.