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Congo In Harlem 2 at the Maysles Cinema

Congo in Harlem 2 is the second annual series of Congo-related films and events at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem. This year’s program runs until Saturday, October 23, 2010 and showcases a wide range of films by Congolese and international directors, representing the most important issues facing the DRC today. Most screenings will be followed by panel discussions, special events, musical performances, and receptions. Congo in Harlem 2 will provide audiences with more than the traditional movie-going experience – it will offer opportunities to celebrate Congolese culture, learn about the ongoing humanitarian crisis, engage in dialogue, and get involved.  Maysles Cinema is located at 343 Lenox Ave./Malcolm X Blvd. (at 127th Street), New York, NY 10027.  Screenings are open to the public at a suggested donation of $10. Box office opens one hour prior to show time.  For more information please call 212-582-6050. To learn more, purchase advance tickets, and see the latest updates and schedule additions head here. Watch a video from Kanda Bongo Man after the jump.


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