On June 11, 2017, RECOGNITION, in partnership with Cinema Galeries, joins the biggest community screening in history!
The award-winning documentary SEMBENE! will be shown on June 11th as part of the “Sembene Across Africa” project
The film celebrates Ousmane Sembene, the “father of African cinema,” who spent decades shaping a meaningful, visionary cinema for a newly independent Africa. SEMBENE! premiered in competition at the Sundance and Cannes film festivals, has screened throughout the world, and was included in seven best-of-2015 lists, including a top-ten-of-2015 notice from New York magazine.
To date, more than 90 public screenings in 30 countries have been confirmed, with more venues being added on a daily basis. Funding is provided from the Ford Foundation and the Sundance Institute, and through a grassroots efforts, including a Kickstarter campaign that runs May 1-25.
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Date: 11 June