Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the film They Are We. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival and Asho Productions, as part of the UN Remembrance program of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. They Are We chronicles a group of Afro-Cubans visiting their ancestral village in Sierra Leone.
Special performance by The Miguelo Valdés Project. Music by DJ Asho.
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
Public Programs at The Bronx Museum of the Arts are made possible by Mertz Gilmore Foundation; The New York Community Trust; the 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.