Thursday, March 15, 2012

Celebrating 100 Years of ANC March 17-18 in New York City

From a media release:

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ANC FILM SERIES AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Sat, March 17 & Sun, March 18, 2012
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street  Tel: 212-864-1760
e-mail: info@NAYDIFF.org

2012 marks 100 years of selfless struggle of the African National Congress!  

HARLEM, NEW YORK CITY
- The ANC-US Interim Branch, the African Diaspora Film Festival and the New York based Pacifica radio station WBAI, have partnered to celebrate this important anniversary and reflect on the achievements and lessons learned from 100 years of struggle for freedom and human rights by the ANC.

On March 17 and March 18, the Celebrating 100 years of ANC Film Series and Panel Discussion event will be held at Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street.

The series will open on Saturday, March 17 with a free program open to all. At 5pm, the screening of the award winning film Nothing but the Truth featuring legendary South African actor/director John Kani will open the celebrations.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion at 6:30pm featuring scholars, intellectuals, ANC veterans and other personalities that will discuss not only the many accomplishments of the ANC but also the challenges and lessons learned from 100 years of struggle. Invited speakers include Human Rights activist Tseliso Thipanyane, and ANC veteran Godfrey Sithole to name a few.

The evening will end with a catered reception.

WHAT: CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ANC 
WHEN: March 17 - 18, 2012 
WHERE: Teachers College, Columbia University 525 West 120th Street
 - 3/17: Room The Chapel, 3/18: Room 263 Macy Train 1 to 116th Street 
FREE PARKING on weekends 
Photo ID required to enter the building 
Ticket price: 
* Free on 3/17 
* $11, $9 for seniors and students per show on 3/18 
* Weekend pass: $20 Tel: (212) 864-1760 
 Buy $20 Weekend Pass Online HERE  
Buy tickets for a specific show HERE

FREE SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Friday, March 17 @ 5PM
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
Friday, March 17 @ 6:30PM

Panel Discussion  
 
MINING FOR CHANGE, A STORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN MINING
Sunday, March 18 @ 2PM  
   

BEHIND THE RAINBOW
Q&A with director Jihan El-Tahri
Sunday, March 18 @ 4PM 
   

HOMECOMING
Sunday, March 18 @ 7PM  

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