Cinema Awujo!



(A·​wu·​jo): A Yoruba word meaning ‘community’ or ‘social gathering’—in Krio, it refers to a ceremonial feast. You’ve arrived at Cinema Awujo, a place to enjoy and commune with our curated selection of African and diaspora cinema. Tune in to Cinema Awujo for online film screenings, and stay up to date on discussions around the screenings during our Awujo Talks!


Tue, Nov 21 to Wed, Nov 29

“African Joy : A Collection of Holiday Shorts” at Cinema Awujo! (Online)

Fri, Sep 29 to Fri, Oct 13

"Barbecue-Pejo," by Jean Odoutan at Cinema Awujo! (Online)

Tue, Apr 25 to Fri, May 5

"Madame Brouette / Mrs. Wheelbarrow," by Moussa Sène Absa at Cinema Awujo (Online)

Wed, Mar 22 to Wed, Apr 5

"Clouds Over Conakry," by Cheick Fantamady Camara at Cinema Awujo! (Online)

Wed, Feb 8 to Wed, Feb 15

4 by Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda at Cinema Awujo! (Online)

Thu, Dec 15, 2022 to Wed, Dec 21, 2022

Hot Irons + Precious Hair & Beauty at Cinema Awujo! (Online)

Thu, Nov 24, 2022 to Tue, Nov 29, 2022

"Felix," by Roberta Durrant at Cinema Awujo! (Online)

Thu, Oct 27, 2022 to Tue, Nov 1, 2022

"When the Stars Meet the Sea," by Raymond Rajaonarivelo at Cinema Awujo

Thu, Jun 16, 2022

"Sex, Okra and Salted Butter," by Mahamat Saleh Haroun at Cinema Awujo (Virtual)

Thu, Mar 24, 2022 to Mon, Mar 28, 2022

Mama Africa Shorts at Cinema Awujo (Online)

Sat, Feb 5, 2022 to Wed, Feb 9, 2022

"Life on Earth," by Abderrahmane Sissako at Cinema Awujo! (Virtual)

Fri, Aug 20, 2021 to Mon, Sep 20, 2021

KIDflix Film Fest! 2021 at Jackie Robinson Park Playground, Brooklyn

Thu, Jul 1, 2021 to Thu, Jul 8, 2021

"Ouaga, capitale du cinéma," by Mohamed Challouf at Cinema Awujo (Online)

Thu, Jul 1, 2021 to Thu, Jul 8, 2021

"Mambéty," by Papa Madièye Mbaye at Cinema Awujo (Online)

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 to Wed, Jun 23, 2021

"Scattered Africa: Faces and Voices of the African Diaspora," by Sheila S. Walker at Cinema Awujo (Online)

View Calendar