2017 NYAFF Films, Schedule & Tickets

The following program guide lists the features and short films presented in the 2017 New York African Film Festival. This guide begins with information on our Opening Night Film. The line-up is then organized chronologically. To read the full statement on this year’s festival, click here.

Tickets for Film Society of Lincoln Center screenings will go on sale Thursday, April 20. A pre-sale to Film Society members will begin Tuesday, April 18. BAMcinématek tickets are now on sale.

May 5, 2:00 pm

Vaya (U.S. Premiere)

May 5, 4:30 pm

Play the Devil

May 6, 3:45 pm

Zizou (U.S. Premiere)

May 7, 8:45 pm

Play the Devil

May 8, 4:30 pm

Zizou (U.S. Premiere)

May 8, 9:00 pm

Mapantsula

May 20, 6:30 pm

Kolwezi on Air

May 20, 8:30 pm

Captain Thomas Sankara

May 26, 9:00 pm

Clouds Over Conakry

Schedule

Film Society of Lincoln Center
May 5
Film Society of Lincoln Center
May 6
Film Society of Lincoln Center
May 8
Film Society of Lincoln Center
9:00 pm: Mapantsula
May 9
Film Society of Lincoln Center
May 26
Brooklyn Academy of Music
May 27
Brooklyn Academy of Music
May 28
Brooklyn Academy of Music
May 29
BAM Rose Cinemas
Brooklyn Academy of Music