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30th New York African Film Festival

The 30th edition of the New York African Film Festival takes place May 10-16! Get tickets here.

Launched in 1993, the NYAFF is one of the first film festivals in the United States to reflect on the myriad ways African and diaspora filmmakers have used the moving image to tell complex nuanced stories of cultural and aesthetic significance. Under the banner title, Freeforms, the festival will present over 50 films from more than 25 countries that explore and embrace the visionary, probing, and fearless spirit of African film and diaspora storytelling.

“The New York African Film Festival was founded to counteract the voice-over, where Africans were being spoken for over grim images, and to provide a place where the seventh…

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  • Xalé
  • Hyperlink
  • Colette and Justin
  • Cordelia
  • A Daughter's Tribute to Her Father: Souleymane Cissé
  • A Tooth for a Tooth
  • The Young Girl
  • Know Your Place
  • Money, Freedom, a Story of CFA Franc
  • Our Lady of the Chinese Shop
  • Shimoni
  • With Peter Bradley
  • Yeelen