Summer Series 2015



Movies? Check! Live Music? Check! Free? Check! The Summer Series is back and we at AFF cannot wait to welcome you and yours to various NYC venues, as we celebrate the summertime with wonderful programs like “CINEMA UNDER THE STARS” set throughout various NYC Parks, and our “FAMILY DAY CELEBRATION” on the beautiful Governor’s Island.


Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Africa 411 – An Evening of Short Films (+ Post-screening discussion with Filmmaker Ekwa Msangi and African Film Festival, Inc. director Mahen Bonetti) at Staten Island Arts Culture Lounge, Staten Island

Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

"White Wedding," by Jann Turner (+ Performance by Tuelo & Her Cousins, as well as music from DJ Asho)

Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 6:30 pm

"The Amazing Nina Simone," by Jeff Lieberman (+ Performances by DJ Reborn and Dr. Sam Waymon & His Musicians and introduction by filmmaker Jeff L. Lieberman) at Jackie Robinson Park, Harlem

Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 9:00 am

"Felix," by Roberta Durrant (+ Students and community members will participate in a pothole tour to map and identify areas in need of street repairs + a Performance by Azanian People's Movement!) at Rockaway Community Garden, Queens

Fri, Aug 7, 2015

AFRICANISMO 9!: Major Leagues? + Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories (+ Performance: DJ Asho + Chino Pons and Grupo Irek) at Joyce Kilmer Park, Bronx

Fri, Aug 7, 2015

16th Annual KIDflix Film Fest of Bed-Stuy! at Fulton Park, Brooklyn

Sat, Aug 8, 2015

"They Are We," by Emma Christopher (+ Performance: DJ Daty + Drummers and Skype discussion with filmmaker Emma Christopher) at Garden of the United States Sierra Leone Association Community Center, Staten Island

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

"Felix," by Roberta Durrant (+ Performance by Azanian People's Movement!) at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Sun, Sep 20, 2015 at 11:00 am

8th Annual Family Day Celebration at Governors Island, New York