THE INVISIBLE COLOR
TUE, Nov 28 @7pm
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W 120th St
179 Grace Dodge
New York, NY 10027
This latest documentary by the Dean of Afro-Cuban Cinema Sergio Giral investigates the black Cuban exile community in South Florida, since the first wave of political refugees in the 1959 revolutionary aftermath, to today. It tracks its presence throughout the region, and highlights its contribution to Miami’s civic culture through testimonies and visual documentation.
VALLEY OF THE BLACK DESCENDANTS ( EL VALLE DE LOS NEGROS) – Q&A
In the Azapa Valley (Chile), an oasis in the driest desert in the world, a group of descendants of enslaved men and women brought from Africa are organizing the first African census in the history of Chile. Their aim is to get official recognition from the State that has concealed their culture and African identity for more than 200 years. Directed by Richard Salgado, Chile, 2017, 52 min, Short Documentary, Spanish with English subtitle.