Tag: Film

Bakosó

NYU Global Center 238 Thompson St., New York, NY, United States

What does “Está Rico” by Marc Anthony, Will Smith & Bad Bunny have in common with “Made For Now” by Janet Jackson x Daddy Yankee? They both high-jacked AfroBeats and did not give the genre’s origin props. Bakosó is a film that does the opposite, following DJ Jigüe on a journey to his hometown of …

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SCREENING – SPEAK UP (OUVRIR LA VOIX)

La Maison Française 16 Washington Mews, New York, NY, United States

With director Amandine Gay in conversation with art historian Sandrine Colard and poet/scholar Sylvie Kandé as respondent. In this installation of the 21st Century/New African and African Diaspora Writings and Arts Series, women of African descent in France and Belgium converse about what it means to be a woman today and belong to the Afro community in the documentary film Speak Up …

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