29th New York African Film Festival Town Hall – Art + Activism: Personal and Collective Freedoms Video

October 19, 2022 · Talk


The 29th New York African Film Festival was 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 featured one-on-one conversations with artists from the African diaspora displaying and discussing work that explores the festival’s theme. The event concluded with a group panel discussion and Q&A with the audience. Participants included 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.