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The 23rd Annual Cascade Festival of African Films

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This year the Cascade Festival of African Films opens on February 1st with "Toussaint Louverture", Philippe Niang's film about the Haitian leader Toussaint Louverture, who led the only successful slave rebellion in the history of the Americas.  Director Niang will present his film on opening night, which will also feature a performance by the Jefferson Dancers.  Women's Filmmakes Week will be promoted during the last week of the festival, featuring women-directed and produced films from Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Mali, Kenya and Ghana.  The festival's Family Film Day is Sat., Feb. 23.  Specific films are featured throughout the festival, many presented with their directors, stars, and panels for discussion.  The Cascade Festival of African Films is the longest running annual film festival in the U.S., and shows through March 2 at the Hollywood Theatre and Portland Community College Cascade Campus.

Phone: 971-722-5711
Event Categories: Film
SCHEDULE
February 1, 2013 at 6:30pm
February 2, 2013 at 2pm
February 7, 2013 at 12pm
February 8, 2013 at 7:30pm
February 9, 2013 at 7:30pm
February 14, 2013 at 12pm
February 15, 2013 at 7pm
February 16, 2013 at 7:30pm
February 21, 2013 at 12pm
February 22, 2013 at 7:30pm
February 23, 2013 at 2pm
February 28, 2013 at 12pm
March 1, 2013 at 7:30pm
March 2, 2013 at 2pm
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705 N. Killingsworth St.
Portland, OR
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