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Art + Activism: Personal and Collective Freedoms




Wed, May 11, 2022

7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
61 W 62nd St
New York, NY 10023


This event is part of the 29th NYAFF — "Visions of Freedom" Learn More

The 29th New York African Film Festival is presented under the banner Visions of Freedom: tuning into diverse and interconnected notions of freedom pertinent to Africa, the diaspora, and the world at large. This live, interactive town hall event will feature one-on-one conversations with artists from the African diaspora displaying and discussing work that explores the festival’s theme. The event concludes with a group panel discussion and Q&A with the audience.

Participants include hair stylist and Hair by Susy founder, Susan Oludele aka africancreature; dancer, lawyer, actor and pianist, Justin Lynch; singer, songwriter, and international DJ, Nikki Kynard; and actress and director of the Opening Night film, Freda, Gessica Généus.

Moderator, Neema Githere is a guerrilla theorist and curator whose work explores love and indigeneity in a time of algorithmic debris.

About our Year-Round Community Engagement

Community engagement is essential to the AFF mission. We partner with a broad spectrum of arts and social justice organizations to spark discussion and activate the public around African cinema and culture. Learn More