NYC: 'Come Back, Africa' Under The Stars

Central Park SummerStage presents Come Back, Africa 1959 anti-apartheid film to celebrate 100th anniversary of the ANC.

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In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress (ANC), ImageNation & Central Park SummerStage present the 1959 anti-apartheid classic film Come Back, Africa. With live music from Goapele and Yolanda Zama and greetings from South African Consul General George Monyemangene. The film Come Back, Africa is directed by Lionel Rogosin. Come Back, Africa was secretly filmed in 1959 during apartheid in South Africa. It was through this film that Harry Belafonte discovered Miriam Makeba, aka Mama Africa.

Before the show, catch performances by Goapele and Yolanda Zama.

This awesome event takes place August 14th 2012 at Rumsey Playfield on 72nd and 5th, Manhattan. Doors open at 6:30pm. For more info go here.

 

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