First Fridays! Africanísimo 8!
Friday, August 1, 6 to 10pm

Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the film Felix. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival. Special performance by The Buyu Ambroise's Quintet. Music by DJ Asho.


Called a South African equivalent of Billy Elliott, the award-winning film Felix tells the story of 14-year-old Felix Xaba, who dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, but his mother thinks jazz is the devil’s music.


Location: Joyce Kilmer Park, Grand Concourse between E 161 Street and E 164 Street
Rain Location: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2nd floor North Wing

 

Free admission

 

 
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A scene from Felix.
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The Buyu Ambroise's Quintet

First Fridays! are made possible with support from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and The David Rockefeller Fund.  Beer has been provided by Bronx Brewery. Generous support for Community and Outreach programs is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

       

 

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