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For the entire month of October, Film Independent at LACMA is partnering with the LMU School of Film and Television to present Cameras d’Afrique: The Films of West Africa, curated by host of KCRW’s The Treatment, Elvis Mitchell. Together, they’ll be showing over 20 films that focus on the last 50 years of West African cinematic talent. Many of these films have never been screened in the US, and many of the filmmakers will be on hand to talk about their work.

Check four reasons why film geeks should check Cameras d’Afrique HERE

Grigris film stillCameras d’Afrique kicks off this Thursday, October 3rd at LACMA with a double feature of Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Bye Bye Africa and the US Premiere of Grigris, Haroun’s critically acclaimed film that showed at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival. Haroun will be on hand for a Q&A with Elvis Mitchell. In between screenings there will be a reception with light refreshments, live music by internationally acclaimed kora player Karamo Susso, plus extended gallery hours for Shaping Power: Luba Masterworks From the Royal Museum for Central Africa, with Curator Polly Roberts on-site.

 

We’ve got ten pairs of tickets for the double feature and reception! The first ten people to leave a comment below will win a pair…please include your full name and an e-mail address where we can reach you to confirm! Good luck!

 

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