New Year, New Things!

As we move deeper into the winter season, take a look back at some of AFF’s programming from Summer and Fall 2015.

Family Day Celebration on Governors Island

Check out a video highlighting events from our annual Family Day Celebration on Governors Island, which includes dance classes taught by world renowned instructors, needle arts, double-dutch, storytelling, film screenings and amazing African and diaspora cuisine.


Am I – Post-Screening Discussion with Nadia Sasso at Maysles Cinema

This past Fall, AFF and Doc Watchers presented a screening of Nadia Sasso’s Am I: Too African to be American, Too American to be African. Following the screening was a very thought-provoking discussion moderated by Ngozi Odita. Check out some of the highlights below.


New Additions to the Sierra Leone Cultural Conservation Program Website


The Sierra Leone CCP Oral History Project

This oral history project documents events surrounding the Ebola outbreak of 2014 in West Africa. In Sierra Leone, where the outbreak was first reported in early 2014, CCP participant Jongopie Cole asked citizens about their opinions and experiences with Ebola and also documented a case of an Ebola victim who sadly passed away several days after the recording was made.

2015 CCP Graduation Films

The Sierra Leone Cultural Conservation Program (CCP) is proud to present the 2015 Graduation Short Films by participants who completed the 3 1/2 year training program. Please enjoy the videos!

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