Afro Mundo: Film Screening: All the World is Sleeping

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

6:00 pm: Screening 8:00 pm: Panel Discussion, immediately after screening. NHCC | Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium Afro Mundo presents All the World is Sleeping. Fighting for her own life and the ones she loves, a Chicana in New Mexico sinks deeper into her addiction while struggling to surface for her daughter. This incredible film was created by Bold Futures and seven system-impacted women: we bring light to complexities of trauma, substance use, and parenting in this raw and riveting story. In (more...)

Film: The Human Zoo (Calafate, zoológicos humanos)

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

5:00 pm Reception & Cash Bar 6:00 pm Doors 6:30 pm Director’s talk 7:00 pm Screening Panel Discussion & Q&A to immediately follow NHCC | Bank of America Theatre Toward the end of the 19th century, 25 people from four different Chilean indigenous groups were kidnapped from Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia by a German businessman and taken to Europe to be exhibited as attractions in cities throughout the continent. THE HUMAN ZOO uncovers the history of this colonial spectacle, and follows the fallout into the present. (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: World Premier: Sterling’s Silver

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

NOTE: A limited number of tickets are available for this event. 7:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more. An enhanced Reader’s Production of a play by Karen Jones Meadows. “In the 1800s a 150-year plan fueled by war, vision, passion, naïveté, rage, secrets, entrepreneurship, and African-American sweat, fashion a clandestine community determined to leave a living legacy of sovereignty (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: Afro-Latin Culinary Memory, Power, Resistance & Creativity

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

NOTE: A limited number of tickets are available for this event. 7:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more.   Afro-Latin Culinary Memory, Power, Resistance & Creativity: For Afro diasporas, food remains one of the most effective means of resistance, of cultural retention, and innovation. Come join in this culinary discussion with Angelica Mena: Afro-Columbian Chef and Founder of San Francisco’s Sukulentas; (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: Black Farmers: Modern Maroons (Sold Out)

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

NOTE: This event is sold out. Tickets will be released on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 7:10 pm.  7:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more. Screening of Documentary Farming While Black Directed by Mark Decena, 2023, 75 min Farming While Black examines the historical plight of Black farmers in the United States and the rising generation reclaiming their (more...)

2024 AfroMundo Festival: Historic Rebel Women

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

3:00 pm 2024 AfroMundo Festival Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries Featuring Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica & USA April 12 - 20, 2024 Music, literature, oral histories theater, films, culinary taste feasts, panel discussions and more. 2024 AfroMundo Festival: Historic Rebel Women. Screening of Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess. Directed by Roy T Anderson, 2015, 59 min This film documents the military genius of Nanny of Jamaica, one of the most successful yet least recognized heroines of slave rebellions. The screening is followed by a panel discussion of (more...)

Film Screening: Free CeCe (2018)

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

7:00 pm Afro Mundo & the NHCC present Free CeCe. This film confronts the culture of violence surrounding trans women of color. It is told through the voices of Laverne Cox and CeCe McDonald. On her way to the store with a group of friends, Chrishaun Reed "CeCe" McDonald was brutally attacked. While defending her life, a man was killed. After a coercive interrogation, CeCe was incarcerated in a men's prison in Minnesota. An international campaign to free CeCe garnered significant support from media and activists, including (more...)

Afro Mundo: Faith in Blackness

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

7:00 pm, Panel Discussion to immediately follow How do we explore the uniqueness of AfroLatine Spirituality? How can we center the experiences of Black Latines and allow those experiences to help us understand Latine Spirituality and Theology? What can we learn from the lived experiences of AfroLatines and that relationship to their spiritual practices? Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of AfroLatine Spirituality is a short-form documentary which will highlight the lived experiences of AfroLatine individuals of different faith traditions by sharing their stories and how their Blackness (more...)

Prophecy: By Roman Orona with Kaya Orona

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

5:30 to 7:30 pm In partnership with the University of New Mexico, Prophecy is a Native American presentation that weaves songs, dance, stories, poetry and audio-visuals providing a message to bolster human transformation toward peace, unity, trustworthiness, harmony, and equality. This event includes an opening event by Randy Juron, Isleta Tribal Council Member. Free Community Event.

Afro Mundo: Liz Olivia Fernandez

Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts: Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM, United States

2:00 pm, Social Justice Film Screening, Discussion to immediately follow. We will show 30 minutes total of Uphill on the Hill and Hardliner on the Hudson. They are unreleased. Both docs are 30-40 minutes each but given an hour 20 minutes is generally too long for audiences; we'll show abridged and polished 15-minute segments of each. In Uphill on the Hill, award -winning Cuban journalist Liz Olivia Fernandez travels to Washington D.C., where she exposes the political interests driving the U.S. government’s Cold War-era policy toward Cuba. (more...)

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