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Naija Beta + Herencia de Un Pueblo (New York Premieres)

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 4:30 pm

Naija Beta

Director: Arthur Musah
Country: Ghana/Nigeria/USA
Year: 2016
Running Time: 50 min.
Language: English

Dreaming of shaking up education in Nigeria, a team of Nigerian and Nigerian-American MIT students heads home one summer to teach technology to high-schoolers through a competitive robotics camp in Lagos. As they seek to contribute to a new and better Nigeria, their ideals are tested by reality.


Herencia de un Pueblo

Director: Carmen Roman
Country: Peru
Year: 2016
Running Time: 12 min.
Language: English

Set in the vibrant Peruvian town of El Carmen, this film highlights the people, town, and dance legacy of African descendants in Peru.

(Q&A with Carmen Roman and Arthur Musah)


Maysles Cinema

343 Lenox Avenue (between 127th & 128th)
New York, New York , United States