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Africa & The Diaspora At The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

Africa and the Diaspora at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, from Necktie Youth and Stranded In Canton to Democrats and Body Team 12.


The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival officially gets underway tonight with the premiere of the Saturday Night Live documentary Live From New York! In the following pages we take a look at Africa and the Diaspora at this year's series, from a docu-fiction story about a Congolese businessman in China and a first-time South African indie director's stunningly-shot black-and-white portrait of "new generation Zulu youths" to an inside look at Zimbabwe's political game and a documentary short on Liberia's "Ebola Body Team."

The 14th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival runs April 15-26 in NYC.

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Togo Makes Historic Appointment with First Ever Woman Prime Minister

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