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10 Screenings To Look Out For At NYC's African Diaspora International Film Festival

Take a look at 10 screenings showing at African Diaspora International Film Festival 2013 in NYC.


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This past weekend kicked off the 20th edition of the African Diaspora International Film Festival in NYC. Not to worry if you're off to a late start– the series runs until Sunday, December 15th. In the coming days we'll mission to the festival's various Manhattan (and one Queens) locations– including The Thalia Cinema at Symphony Space, Quad Cinema, The Cowin Center and Chapel at Teachers College, Columbia University and the Black Spectrum Theatre in Queens. The following are ten screenings that we're looking forward to at this year's ADIFF. For a full schedule head here.

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