Cinémathèque and Philadelphia African American Museum Present “Territories: Africa” Film Series

Cinémathèque Internationale of Philadelphia has partnered with the African American Museum of Philadelphia to offer a series of films called “Territories: Africa.” The monthly film screenings, which run from July through December 2012, feature a mix of acclaimed films from the African continent as well as the locally produced film Night Catches Us. The remaining films are:

The Doctor From Gafire (Directed by Moustapha Diop, Niger/Mali/France, 1986)

Africa, I Will Fleece You! (Directed by Jean-Marie Téno, Cameroon/France/Germany, 1993)

Hyenas (Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty, Senegal/France, 1992)

The World Is A Ballet (Directed by Issa Traore de Brahima,Burkina Faso, 2006)

Night Catches Us (Directed by Tanya Hamilton, United States, 2010)

For film descriptions, dates, times and locations visit


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